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Guidelines for Keeping Sick Students Home

  1. Oral temperature of 100.4 or higher. (It is advisable to keep your child home until they have been fever free for 24 hours without the use of medicine.)
  2. Throat red and swollen.
  3. Blister-like or fluid filled rash starting at the head and spreading to other body parts.
  4. Eyes that are red, swollen, and matted together.
  5. Vomiting or diarrhea. (Must be vomit and diarrhea free for 24 hours.)
  6. Hepatitis-A symptoms (sudden onset of fever, lack of appetite, nausea, vomiting, jaundice [yellow-tinged skin]).
  7. Any questionable contagious symptoms or if your child is especially droopy, lack of energy or just not him/her self. These are just general guidelines. If you have any questions regarding your child health, please call your family physician or school nurse.