When to Keep Your Student Home
There's no question that we want your kids in school as much as possible. However, there are times staying home is necessary. A fever higher than 100.4 Deg. F is one sign of illness. A fever higher than 103 is usually time to call the doctor.
Click on a symptom below that would keep your child home and find out when it's ok to send them back.
- Major Health Event: like an illness of two or more weeks or a hospital stay
- Student's health condition requires more care than school staff can safely provide
- Cough: New cough illness, or new shortness of breath, or new loss of taste or smell
- Diarrhea: Three loose or watery stools in one day or not able to control bowel movements
- Fever greater than 100.4 degrees (orally) or chills
- Skin rash or open sores
- Headache with stiff neck or with fever
- Strep throat diagnosed by health care provider
- Acting different without reason: unusually sleepy, grumpy, or confused
- Vomiting: One or more episode that is unexplained
- Jaundice: New yellow color in eyes or skin
- Red Eyes with Eye Discharge: Yellow or brown from the eyes