Child Illness

                       When is my child too sick to come to school?

The child should stay home if he/she:
  • sick child pictureHas had a fever of 100 degrees or more, and should remain at home for 24 hours after the temperature returns to normal without medication to keep the temperature down.
  • Has vomited or has had diarrhea.
  • Has a persistent cough.
  • Has a rash without physician’s diagnosis.
  • Has open or draining skin sores.
  • Has inflamed or draining eyes or ears.
  • Has conjunctivitis/pink eye should remain home until prescription medication has been taken for at least 24 hours and no drainage.
  • Has strep, should remain home until prescription medication has been taken for at least 24 hours. 
  • Has head lice - see head lice policy.
Any other questions please call your child's school health office.  

 

 

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