Viral Illness Management
Please consider the following symptoms as indications of illness:
- A fever of 100.4 degrees or higher
- A prolonged colored nasal discharge accompanied by other symptoms
- Persistent cough
- Upset stomach
- Headache and/or Irritability
*Please read the district letter to parents regarding when to keep your child home from school.
Any student with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will be excluded from school and must not return to school until they are fever free for 24 hours without the aid of fever reducing medication. (Tylenol, Ibuprofen)
Students that are coughing continuously should remain at home if the cough interferes with the child’s ability or the ability of other students to concentrate on their schoolwork.
Any student who vomits will be excluded from school and should not return to school until they are free from vomiting for at least 24 hours and can tolerate normal meals.
Strep Throat (streptococcal infections)
Please notify the school nurse if your child has been diagnosed with strep throat. Students must be on antibiotics and fever free for 24 hours before returning to school.
Pink Eye (bacterial conjunctivitis)
Students must be on an antibiotic for 24 hours and have no purulent discharge from the eye.