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News from the Nurse

Children Illness - Children should stay home if any of the following are present:

  • Fever of 100 degrees or higher
  • Upset stomach
  • Skin rashes or sore, any lesion on the skin that is draining
  • Excessive coughing
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Flushed face
  • Contagious illness, such as strep throat or chicken pox

**Please keep your child home for 24 hours after symptoms (including fever) are gone.  If your child’s temperature can be kept under 100 degrees only by giving him/her acetaminophen or ibuprofen, your child should stay at home.