Nurse's Corner

Recommendations to Parents Regarding Your Sick Child
Children should stay home if any of the following are present​

* Fever of 100 degrees or higher

* Upset Stomach

* Skin rashes or sores; any lesion on the skin that is draining

*​​ Constant coughing

* Sore throat

* Vomiting

* Diarrhea

* Headache

* Flushed face

* Contagious illness or conditions, such as strep throat or chicken pox

* Toothache

* Earache

Keep your child at home for 24 hours after symptoms (including fever) are gone.  If your child's temperature can be kept under 100 degrees only by giving him/her acetaminophen or ibuprofen, your child should stay home.

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Report all communicable diseases to the school nurse or the school office.  These include:

* Strep throat
* Chicken pox
* Scarlet fever
* Scariatina
* Mononucleosis
* Fifth disease
* Mumps
* Measles
* Others

Ringworm needs to be covered by a bandaid.

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