When to Stay Home

  • Your child is too ill to go to school if he or she has any of the following symptoms:

    • Temperature above 100.4°F by mouth
    • Vomiting or diarrhea within the past 24 hours
    • Shortness of breath or has increase in wheezing during normal activity
    • Has a cough that interrupts normal activity
    • Rash over body or localized to one area of the body
    • Fatigue and needs bed rest (common with flu-like symptoms)
    • Signs of conjunctivitis such as red, crusty or swollen eyes


    Attendance is a must for your child to be successful in school. If your child’s absence requires a doctor’s visit, please turn in the medical excuse to your child’s school upon returning.