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How Sick is too sick for school

When should my child stay home from school?


Keep your child home from school if they:

  • Have a temperature of 100 degrees or higher - they must be fever free for 24 hours without medication

  • Have vomited in the last 24 hour period

  • Have diarrhea

  • Cough almost constantly or have difficulty breathing

  • Have stomach pain for more than two hours

  • Have open sores on their mouth or around their nose

  • Have a skin rash and you don"t know why

  • Have a red eye that is itchy, hurts and is draining

  • Have symptoms of strep throat, impetigo, ring worm, chickenpox