When to Keep Your Child Home

How to keep my child healthy and in school!

"You can't educate a student who isn't healthy...and you can't keep children healthy who aren't educated."  Author unknown

When to Stay Home

Measures to Stay Healthy

Fever guidelines:

Stay home with a fever of 100 degrees or higher

Stay home until your temperature is below 100 degrees withOUT any fever reducing medication

Wash hands or use hand sanitizer several times per day



Stay home if you have had more than one episode of vomiting or diarrhea in the past 24 hours

Cough or sneeze into a tissue or sleeve

Can your child participate in class?

If your child seems too sluggish or too tired to participate in class, then consider staying home to rest and get healthy

Are your child’s symptoms disruptive?

If your child symptoms are disrupting their learning or the learning environment, then consider staying home to rest and get healthy

Is your child contagious?

Illness like strep throat or pink eye require treatment before your child can return to school

Do not share water bottles or utensils with others

Tips on how to keep your child healthy:

Drink plenty of water, eat nutritious foods, get adequate sleep at night, call your doctor if needed or with any questions