What to do if your child is ill...Notify school about your child's illness and symptoms.
When should your child stay home?
* Fever over 100.0 degree
Child must be fever free for 24hrs without the use of fever reducing agents (Tylenol, Ibuprofen, etc) before
returning to school.
Child must be 24hrs free of vomiting and/or episodes of diarrhea before returning to school.
* Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
Child must have 4 doses of prescribed eye drop antibiotic before returning to school if diagnosed with bacterial
* Communicable Disease (ie. chickenpox, measles, mumps, whooping cough/pertussis, influenza)
* Any wound that is oozing or draining
Must be covered before returning to school and school nurse notified.
* Unsure if your child should return to school or stay home? Feel free to call health office with any questions/concerns
What does the nurse need to report to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)?
The nurse is a mandated reporter. This is also in the interest of students that cannot have immunizations or students who have immune systems that are compromised. Please notify the health office if your child has been diagnosed with with any of the following...
Influenza or Influenza-like illness (ie. fever <100 degrees with cough or sore throat)