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Guidelines for Sick Children

If your child exhibits the following symptoms, please keep them home from school until:

  • Temperature over 100.0 F
    • The child must stay home until they have been fever-free for 24 hours without any antipyretic therapy. (use of medications to lower temperature.)
  • Vomiting/ Diarrhea
    • The child must stay home until there has been no active vomiting or diarrhea for 24 hours, without the use of anti-nausea or anti-diarrheal medications.

For any illness diagnosed by your Health Care Provider, please refer to the following school policy:            

  • Policy 3417 for communicable diseases


*If your child develops any of the symptoms of infection or illness listed above, during the school day, you will be contacted immediately to pick up your child.