Students must stay home if they have:
Fever of 100° or greater: Children should be fever-free for 24 hours without using fever-reducing medication before returning to school.
Diarrhea more than twice in a 24 hour period: Children must stay home until they have no loose stools for 24 hours, unless other symptoms are still present.
Vomiting: Children must stay home until they can tolerate a normal diet without vomiting for 24 hours.
Influenza: Children may have the flu if they have a fever along with body aches, chills, sore throat or cough. Children must stay home until they are symptom-free for 24 hours.
Rashes: If children have rashes along with a fever or other signs of illness, they must see a health care provider and be cleared to return to school.
Call your child’s school nurse if you have questions, or call Health Services at 360-662-1070.