GUIDELINES FOR WHEN TO KEEP YOUR STUDENT HOME FROM SCHOOL
1. Fever of 100 or greater. Student should be fever free and their temperature should be in the normal range (98.6) for 72 hours without fever reducing medication before returning to school.
2. Sore throat: Keep your student home if sore throat is accompanied by fever, headache, stomachache or swollen glands.
3. Vomiting: If your student has vomited keep them home. Students should stay home for at least 24 hours from last episode of vomit.
4. Diarrhea: Keep your student home from school if there has been more than one episode of diarrhea in a 24 hour period.
5. Nasal discharge: Green or yellow nasal discharge alone is not a reason to keep your student home. If this symptom is accompanied by a fever, cough or other symptoms of a respiratory infection, keep your student home.
6. Eye discharge: If eye is crusted close, has red or green drainage, or the eye is very red and irritated, keep your student home. You may also consider seeing a physician for recommended treatment.
7. Cough: If your student has a consistent cough keep them home.