Here are some general guidelines to help you know if your child should be kept home or return to school: 

  • If your child is contagious to other children
  • If your child is too uncomfortable to learn or participate in learning
  • Unusually tired, pale or irritable with a fever
  • Temperature of 100 degrees or higher
  • Must be fever free for 24 hours without fever reducing medicines, such as Tylenol or ibuprofen (i.e. Motrin or Advil) in order to return to school
  • Frequent diarrhea
  • Eye drainage, redness and/or itching
  • Body or local rash especially with itching, red bumps, discharge
  • Swollen neck glands and/or white areas on throat, especially with fever