for Keeping Your Child Home from School
Keeping your child at home when
appropriate can support his/her return to health and learning—and help protect
the school community from contagious illness.
Please keep your child home if s/he
Fever of 100 or more. Return to school once
fever-free for 24 hours without medication.
Vomiting or diarrhea. Return
to school once symptom-free for 24 hours.
Excessive coughing. A
constant cough is uncomfortable to the child and disruptive to other students.
Your child may need to be evaluated by a medical provider.
Strep Throat. Your child must be treated with
antibiotics for 24 hours before returning to school.
Eye symptoms, such as redness, discharge and/or itching. Your
child should be evaluated by a medical provider to rule out conjunctivitis (aka
“pink eye”), a highly contagious infection. If the infection is confirmed, your
child must be treated for 24 hours before returning to school.
Unusual rash or wound. Your child should be
evaluated by a medical provider to rule out an infection.
Any condition that may be serious or contagious.
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