Keep Your Child Home When . . .
- Oral (by mouth) temperature is above 100 degrees F.
- Cold symptoms are serious enough to interfere with your child's ability to learn.
- Cough causing difficulty breathing, chest pain or frequent vomiting (throwing up).
- Diarrhea (the runs) or vomiting (throwing up).
- Rash that has not been seen by a doctor or open sores that have drainage or pus.
- Chicken Pox-very contagious and uncomfortable. Keep home until lesions are dry and crusted over.
- Stomach pain with temperature, vomiting of diarrhea.
- Sore throat that hurts when you swallow or has a fever and rash also.
- Live Lice.
- Pink eye-if drainage/gunk in eye present or discomfort prevents learning. Should stay home for 24 hours after eye drops started.
- Any infection that needs antibiotics-should stay home until on medicine for 24 hours and no longer contagious.
- Ill the night before and complains of being tired or not feeling well enough for school.