ILLNESS : WHEN TO KEEP YOUR CHILD HOME FROM SCHOOL
Occasionally, it may be necessary for your child to remain home from school due to illness. The following guidelines should be followed when determining if you should keep your child at home.
Your child should be kept home following a nighttime bout of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or fever. Keep at home and Watch for further symptoms.
Your child should remain home if he/she has a temperature above 100 degrees. His/her temperature should remain normal for 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medication, which includes but not limited to: tylenol, ibuprofen or aleve, prior to returning to school.
Student should not return to school the next day after the school nurse sends child home for elevated temperature, vomiting or diarrhea.
Your child should not arrive at school with an injury that occurred at home to be evaluated by the school nurse. Please have any serious injury occurring at home evaluated by your health care provider.