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Fever / Diarrhea / Vomiting

When your child is ill, please contact the school to let us know he or she won’t be attending that day.
It is important to remember that schools are required to exclude students with certain illnesses from school for periods of time as identified in state rules.
For Example...
Students with a fever over 100 degrees, must stay out of school until fever free for 
24 hours without use of fever-reducing medications.
Students with diarrheal illnesses must stay out of school until diarrhea free for
24 hours without use of diarrhea suppressing medications.



Students that are throwing up should stay out of school until 
24 hours has passed with no episodes of vomiting.