News from the Nurse

News from the Nurse
New Procedures

Our district is also implementing a slight variation of our procedure for how long students are to stay home when they are sent home with a fever.  If a student is sent home from school with a fever of 100.0 or more, they may not attend school the next day.  After that, they may return to school once they are fever free for at least 24 hours without fever reducers.  The student will be excused the day they are sent home and the following day. 

 

The Health Department also reminded us that good hand washing habits is one of the best ways to prevent getting and spreading illnesses.  As always while at school we should encourage students to wash their hands before eating, after using the restroom  and after sneezing/coughing.