HEALTHY STUDENTS MAKE BETTER LEARNERS
It is recommended that your student should stay at home if any of these symptoms exist:
- Fever 100.0 F or greater
- Body aches
- Sore throat
- Severe Headache
- Shortness of Breath
- Difficulty breathing
- Loss of taste or smell
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 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013).
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2013). 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/immunize/docs/6-30.doc