When is my child to sick to come to school?
*Please follow the guidelines below in order to keep our school healthy!*Fever Children should stay home if their temperature is 100 degrees or more. Keep your child home until fever free for 24 hours. Please do not give your child medication to treat a fever and then send them to school.Rash Do not send your child to school with a rash until your health care provider has said it is safe to do so. The affected area should remain covered if possible.Vomiting and Diarrhea Please, Please, keep your child home if they have had vomiting or diarrhea through the night. They should stay home until the illness is over and it is 24 hours after the last episode of vomiting or diarrhea.Sore Throat A severe sore throat could be a symptom of a more serious illness. Keep your child home from school and contact your health care provider. If your child is diagnosed with strep throat, they may return to school 24 hours after antibiotic treatment is started.
Eye Redness If your students eye is red with cloudy/yellow/green drainage or you child has matted eyelids after sleep or has eye pain, you should keep your student home and contact your health care provider. Children with pink eye may return to school 24 hours after starting treatment.Pain If the pain is severe enough that your child cannot take part in their normal activities or needs medication stronger than over the counter medications, they should stay home.Headache A child whose only symptom is a headache does not usually need to be kept at home.Lice students must be treated prior to returning to school. Please notify Nurse Lindsey if your student has been treated for lice.