When should a student stay home from school?
~for a temperature above 100 degrees fahrenheit
~having vomiting or diarrhea.
~suspected communicable disease (chicken pox, lice)
~suspected infection of the eyes (conjunctivitis aka pink eye), nose, throat (strep throat), skin (scabies, etc.), or scalp (lice)
~rash of unknown origin
When can a student return to school?
~after being fever-free, without the help of fever reducing medication, for at least 24 hours
~after 24 hours of the last episode of diarrhea/vomiting
~after being on an antibiotic for 24 hours
Please call me if you have questions regarding if your child should come/return to school.