**The school nurse needs to be informed of any medical conditions that could affect your child while at school. It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian to inform the school, in order for proper care to be provided.
When Should You Keep Your Child At Home?
* Temperature is 100 or above...
Students must be fever free for 24 hours without the use of fever reducing
medications (Tylenol/Motrin) before returning to school. Students must also be
vomiting and diarrhea free for 24 hours before returning to school.
*They have had diarrhea or vomiting in the last 24 hours.
*They have a rash with fever.
*They have pink eye (red/pink eyes with white or yellow discharge) and they
may not return until 24 hours after treatment has begun.
*They have strep throat and they may not return until after 24 hours of
treatment as well as be fever free.
*They have head lice and they must be treated with lice shampoo, the school
nurse MUST be notified and proof of treatment (box top) needs to be
returned to school. The student must have a head check and be nit free
prior to returning to class.
*They have chickenpox and they need to stay out of school until all lesions
have crusted over.
*If the student is prescribed an antibiotic for any reason, they must take
the medication for 24 hours before returning to school.
When Will Your Child Be Sent Home Sick?
*If their temperature is 100 or higher.
*If they are actively vomiting or having diarrhea.
*Suspected pink eye or a suspicious rash.
*If they need to be seen by a physician.
*If the school nurse feels it is in the best interest of the child.