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Should You Send Them To School?

It is often difficult for parents to know whether their children are too sick to attend class. Here are some general guidelines.

Symptoms

What To Do

Fever measured orally is above 100 degrees (fever free 24 hours before returning)

Keep at home

Vomits more than once (evening and morning)

Keep at home

Infrequent diarrhea

Send to school

Ear infection: no pain

Send to school

Minor cold: runny nose, cough sneezing, sore throat

Send to school

Strep throat (After 24 hours of medication)

Send to school

Undiagnosed skin rash

See a doctor

Eye infection

See a doctor

Flu: body aches, fever, headache (fever free 24 hours before returning)

Keep at home

Vague, "I don't feel good," symptoms

Send to school