an effort to maintain a safe and healthy environment
in school, please review the following guidelines
regarding student illnesses. The guidelines are meant
to provide simple and effective precautions against
the transmission of disease and/or infection as well
as decrease the risk of exposure for all students
and school personnel.
Students should remain home and be fever (100
degress or higher) free for 24 hours.
If your child is vomiting or has diarrhea
before school, please keep him/her home until at least
24 hours after it subsides.
All persistent rashes should be seen
by a doctor for proper diagnosis in order to determine
the communicability of the rash. Nurses cannot
diagnose the various rashes.
If your child has a discolored (yellow to
green) nasal discharge, this may indicate
an infection, thus your child may need to see a physician.
All students with Head Lice are to
be checked back into school through the School Nurse
Office. Doctor's notes or Health Unit slips are not
All ringworms must be covered while
at school. Ringworm in the scalp must be seen by a
Report all communicable diseases
to the school - i.e. Chickenpox (Varicella), Fifths
All Chickenpox (Varicella) sores
should be completely dry before the student returns