Campus Nurse (Student Health Services)
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Winter is here- and so are winter colds and other illnesses that attack young children. You don't want your child to miss school,but neither do you want to send a sick child to school and endanger him or her and other children as well. When should your child stay home from school? Here are a few guidelines you might wish to follow:
- Fever(temp 100.0 or higher): Your child must be fever free for 24 hrs without the use of fever suppressing medications in order to return to school.
- A bad cough: Especially if accompanied by fever or other cold, symptoms can indicate a severe cold, bronchitis, FLU, or even pneumonia.
- Diarrhea & Vomiting: If your child has these repeated symptoms, along with rash, fever or general weakness, Keep them home from school and consult a doctor.