It is recommended that your student should stay at home if any of these symptoms exist:

    • Fever 100.0 F or greater
    • Body aches
    • Chills
    • Cough
    • Sore throat
    • Severe Headache
    • Rash
    • Shortness of breath
    • Difficulty breathing
    • Loss of taste or smell
    • Nausea/Vomiting/Diarrhea

    Students must be fever-free for 24 hours without the use of fever-suppressing medications. (Fever is 100.0 or greater).

    Students must be diarrhea-free for 24 hours without the use of diarrhea-suppressing medications. (Diarrhea is 3 or more episodes of loose stools in a 24 hour period). Communicable Disease Chart and Notes for Schools and Childcare Centers, 7-29-2022 version.


    Texas Department of State Health Services. (2022). Communicable disease chart and notes for schools and child-care centers condition methods of transmission incubation period signs and symptoms exclusion. https://www.dshs.texas.gov/sites/default/files/schoolhealth/docs/Communicable%20Disease%20Chart-Schools%20and%20Childcare%20Centers-072922.pdf