Important Message for Parents from the School Nurse
Please return the completed consent forms to school as soon as possible to help this process run smoothly. REMEMBER: Your child cannot be given or carry medication without the proper forms filled out and returned.
MEDICATIONS AT SCHOOL
WHEN TO KEEP YOUR CHILD HOME FROM SCHOOL
|Student should NOT attend school
|Student CAN attend school
|Any temperature that is above 100.3
|Temperature must remain below 100.5 for 24 hours without fever medication.
|Frequent or uncontrollable, producing mucous or accompanied by a fever
|Infrequent, no mucus and no fever.
|Diarrhea or Vomiting
|One episode of vomiting. More than one occurrence of diarrhea
|Must be 24 hours free of vomiting; single incident of diarrhea with no other symptoms.
|If your student has fever, cough, or thick drainage from his or her nose
|No other symptoms other than sore throat.
|“Pink Eye” Conjunctivitis
|Eye is red with complaint of burning or itching; crusty, white or yellow drainage noted from the eye
|Bacterial conjunctivitis: after 24 hours of antibiotics Viral Conjunctivitis: with a note from Dr. to return to school
|Any child with a rash that has not been evaluated by a Dr.
|Rash free or written release from a doctor.