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
* Flushed face
* Contagious illness or conditions, such as strep throat or chicken pox
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.
Report all communicable diseases to the school nurse or the school office. These include:
* Strep throat
* Chicken pox
* Scarlet fever
* Fifth disease
Ringworm needs to be covered by a bandaid.