If your child is ill (or sent home from school ill), please refrain from sending him/her back to school using the following guidleines for common communicable diseases:
Vomiting-Keep your child home until he/she is symptom free and well hydrated for a minimum of 24 hours.
Conjunctivitus/Pink Eye-Keep your child home until he/she has been on medication for 24 hours.
Diarrhea-Keep your child home until he/she is symptom free and well hydrated for 24 hours.
Fever and Flu-Keep your child home until he/she is symtpom free for 24 hours. If your child has a fever in the evening, but is without a fever in the morning, please refrain from sending them to school.
Lice-Keep your child home until he/she has been treated and live lice and nits are removed.
Scabies-Keep your child home until he/she has been treated.
Strep Throat/Scarlet Fever-Keep your child home until he/she is fever free and has been on medication for 24 hours.
Physical Examinations- Documentation of a current physical examination (within 12 months prior to first day of school entry and at intervals of every three to four years thereafter) must be on file in the health office. Any student wanting to participate in sports must have a yearly physical examination on file in the health office prior to the start of the season. Please check with the school nurse to make sure your child is in compliance.
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