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 (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