When my child is sick

When to keep my child at home:

  • Sore throat; unable to swallow
  • Chills
  • Fever of 100 or more with oral thermometer
  • Headache plus one other symptom
  • Earache
  • Rash
  • Flushed face, especially cheeks
  • Runny nose with thick white or greenish mucous
  • Severe cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Red, itchy eyes that are seeping

Must be fever free for 24 hours before attending school