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When should I keep my child home from school?

Please keep your child home from school if they are exhibiting any of the following symptoms:

  • A fever over 100.4° Fahrenheit (F) or 38° Celsius (C) – Your child can return to school after they’ve been fever-free for 24 hours without medicines that treat or prevent fever.

  • Signs they are weak and tired. This is common with the flu.

  • Diarrhea

  • Fatigue

  • Vomiting 2 times or more in a 24-hour period.

  • Coughing that disrupts normal activity.

  • Wheezing or shortness of breath.

  • Pain from earache, headache, sore throat, or recent injury.

  • Yellow or green drainage from the eye(s).

  • A new rash – Not all rashes mean your child must stay home from school. Check with their doctor or health care provider.

  • Positive diagnosis or suspicion of an infectious disease including but not limited to Covid, Measles, Strep Throat, Chickenpox, Pinkeye, Whooping Cough, Flu, etc.

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