When to keep your child at home
KEEP YOUR CHILD AT HOME WHEN:
Child has a temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or 37.7 degrees Celsius or higher
Child has diarrhea or vomiting
Child has a rash of unknown origin
Child has’ red, runny eyes or wakes up with eyes “glued” shut
Child complains of ear pain with or without fever
YOUR CHILD MAY RETURN WHEN:
Child is fever free for 24 hours without the use of Tylenol or other fever reducers.
Child is free of diarrhea and vomiting for 24 hours
You have consulted a healthcare professional.*
You have consulted a healthcare professional for the appropriate antibiotic therapy.*
You have consulted a healthcare professional for appropriate care.*
Upon returning to school the child must bring a signed release from the health care professional to the school nurse’s office, or report to the nurse free of symptoms.
REMEMBER: -Medications must be kept in the school clinic with a doctor’s and a parent’s signature authorizing permission for dispensing the medication., including cough drops and other over the counter medicines.
You know your children best, if they don’t seem well, they probably aren’t.
Keep them home and consult a health care professional if necessary.
NOTE: PLEASE KEEP EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS CURRENT IN THE CLINIC – YOUR CHILD MAY NEED YOU!