From the Health Office


Here are some of the top reasons why your child should stay home from school or

may be sent home from school.

If your child has a fever of 100° or above, along with other symptoms such as a rash,

sore throat, vomiting, diarrhea, behavior changes, stiff neck, difficulty breathing, cough, stuffy

nose/congestion, or flu-like symptoms. If your child has a fever of 101° or higher, with no other

symptoms. If your child has a fever of 103° or higher, parents must pick up their child within 30


Respiratory symptoms 
If your child is having severe or uncontrolled coughing, wheezing, rapid

or difficulty breathing. If your child has a fever over 100°, with other flu like symptoms such as a

cough, sore throat, tiredness, body aches, vomiting and/or diarrhea, stiff neck, or behavior

changes. **Your child should stay home for at least 24 hours after the fever is gone, without the

use of medicine that reduces the fever.

Intestinal issues 
If your child has diarrhea or frequent, loose or watery stools. This includes if

your child looks or acts sick, or if you child is also vomiting. If your child has diarrhea that is

unable to be contained. If you child has thrown up or vomited and feels ill, with or without

stomach pains. Vomiting associated with a head injury.

Some illnesses improve or worsen during the course of the day while a child is recovering from

an illness. If your child’s symptoms worsen while at school, you may be notified by the health

office staff. Please encourage your students to wash hands frequently, especially before eating,

not to touch their face during the day and tell you if they aren’t feeling well.

 If you have any further questions,

concerns, or need further clarification, please contact us!! We would love to help!