When to Keep Your Child Home

The flu season is hitting hard this year.  Here are some general guidelines to help you decide when it’s best to keep your kids at home or send them to school when they are feeling sick.

Fever measured orally above 100                                          KEEP HOME

Vomits                                                                                     KEEP HOME

Strep throat(after 24 hours of antibiotics)                              SCHOOL

Undiagnosed Skin Rash                                                         DOCTOR

Flu: body aches, headaches, fever                                         HOME

“I don’t feel good”                                                                   SCHOOL

Minor cold: runny nose, cough, sneeze,                                SCHOOL *

*and remind of proper hygiene such as tissue disposal, washing hands


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