- Temperature is 100 or above, children need to be fever free for 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medication before returning to school.
- If the student has been on an antibiotic for LESS THAN 24hrs.
- They have had diarrhea or vomiting in the last 24 hours.
- They have a rash with fever.
- They have bacterial pink eye, (red or pink watery eyes that may have white or yellow discharge), they may not return until 24 hours after antibiotic treatment has begun.
- They have Strep throat-they may not return until after 24 hours of treatment and without a fever.
- They have head lice-they must be treated and checked by the health office before returning to the classroom.
- They have ringworm, they may return after 24 hours of treatment>
- They have chickenpox, they must stay out of school until all lesions have crusted over.
- They have a frequent OR persistent cough.
- They have frequent OR persistent complaints of pain/discomfort
A credentialed school nurse, either by phone consultation, or if available, will examine any child suspected of having a communicable disease and will make the recommendation regarding exclusion from school. These procedures has been adopted for the safety and well-being of all children and staff members.
Stop the spread of germs that can make you and others sick!
Influenza (flu) and other serious respiratory illnesses are spread by cough, sneezing, or unclean hands.
To help stop the spread of germs,
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
- Put your used tissue in the waste basket.
- If you don't have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve or elbow, not your hands.
- You may be asked to put on a facemask to protect others.
- Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for 20 seconds.
- If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub.