Guidelines for Keeping Sick Children at Home
Guidelines for Keeping Sick Children at Home
  • Fever: Child should be fever free WITHOUT medication for 24 hours before returning to school.
  • Diarrhea, Nausea, or Vomiting: Child should be symptom free for 24 hours from the last episode before returning to school.
  • Body rash with fever
  • Sore throat with fever and swollen glands
  • Persistent, nagging, or deep cough
  • Eye discharge: thick mucus or pus draining from eye
  • Child is irritable, crying, tired, or unable to sit-up and participate in their regular classroom activities.
  • Other as determined by school nurse or doctor.