When to Keep Your Child Home
The following situations warrant keeping your child home from school:
When returning to school from a fever, your child should be fever-free for 24 hours off medication. When returning from vomiting or diarrhea, once the vomiting or diarrhea has stopped and your child is able to take his/her normal diet.
- Temperature above 100.4
- Persistent coughing
- Rash of unknown origin
- Too sick to participate in school activities