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School Clinic

When should i send my child to school?

  • Vague complaints of aches, paints, or fatigue. 
  • Sniffles, a runny nose, and a mild cough without a fever. 
  • A single episode of diarrhea or vomiting without any other symptoms. 

When should i keep my child at home?

  • If a student has been on an antibiotic for less than 24 hours. 
  • A fever of 100.4 degrees or more, coupled with a rash, earache, sore throat, sluggishness or nausea. A fever may signal a highly contagious infection. Keep home until fever free for 24 hours. 
  • A persistent, productive cough and wheezing coupled with a thick or constant nasal discharge. 
  • An underdiagnosed rash, especially when there is a fever and behavior change. 
  • Pinkeye, in which there is a white or yellow discharge, often with matted eyelids after sleep, eye pain and redness. 
  • Chicken Pox- Keep home until all blisters are scabbed over and dry. 
  • Diarrhea or vomiting more than once or accompanied by fever, rash, or general weakness. 
  • Impetigo (a staph or strep infection of the skin) --Keep home for 24 hours after starting antibiotic treatment. 
  • Ringworm (contagious fungus infection)-- Keep home until treatment is started.