Should my child stay home?
He/she has a temp of 100 degrees or greater or if the temperature is below 100 but he/she is achy pale or tired. Students should be fever free without the use of fever reducing medication for 24 hours before returning to school.
He/she has had two or more episodes of vomiting or diarrhea, or has had one in the past 24 hours and feels ill or tired. Should be 24 hours without vomiting before returning.
He/she has tender, swollen glands and a fever of 100 degrees or greater.
He/she coughs frequently, coughs up yellow or green phlegm or the cough sounds like a bark or is accompanied by a fever of 100 degrees or greater, sore throat, or wheezing.
His/her pain is constant or severe – a sign of otitis media (ear infection)
The rash blisters, develops pus, or is uncomfortable
If your child requires an antibiotic for an infection, they must be on the medication for 24-hours prior to returning