Nurse's Notes

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    Frequently Asked Questions:

    How do I know whether to keep my child home from school or not?

    -  He/She has had a fever of 100 degrees of higher (without Motrin, Tylenol) within the last  24 hours.

    -  He/She has been vomiting and/or has diarrhea during the night or in morning before    
      school.

    -  He/She has a rash or anything you feel that may be contagious.

     

     

    If my child is sent home from school with an illness when may he/she return to school?

    -  A child may return to school when he/she is fever (100 degrees and/or higher) free for   
     24 hours prior to returning to school.  A child must also be free of vomiting and/or
     diarrhea for 24 hours prior to returning to school.  Please bring doctor’s note to front
     office if your child visited the doctor.

     

    Is my child capable of bringing his/her medicines to school?  On the bus?

    -  Children are not permitted to carry medications to school including while on the bus.

    -  Over-the-Counter (OTC) meds are also not to be carried to school by students.

    -  Parent/Guardian may bring medications (prescribed and/or OTC) in original containers
      that are not expired to the nurse. Prescriptions must include student’s name, current  
     dosage information.   

    -  Consent to dispense medications must be signed by the parent/guardian.