When to Keep Your Child at Home
Should I Keep My Child Home?
The following guidelines should be used to help determine when your child should stay home from school due to illness:
- Fever of 100 degrees or higher in the past 24 hours
- Vomiting and/or diarrhea in the past 24 hours
- Itchy, red eyes with discharge
- Unknown rash
- Ringworm of the scalp (until treatment has started)
- Head lice or nits
To protect your children at school, students that are assessed with any of the signs and symptoms listed above will be sent home.