FLU SYMPTOM CHECK LIST
Should I keep my child home? If your child has a fever of 100.4 or more in the past 24 hours and has a cough/sore throat then yes, keep your child home. With the fever, your child may have a flu like illness.
Can my child return to school? If your child has not had a fever above 100.4 and your child has not had fever reducing medicine (Tylenol/Motrin/Advil) in the past 24 hours then they can return to school.
REGARDING STUDENTS THAT ARE ILL:
*students who are ill should stay home
*anyone with a temperature over 100.4 needs to stay home until
fever-free for 24 hours without Tylenol or Motrin
*anyone with vomiting or diarrhea should be illness- free for 24 hours
before returning to school
*monitor your child's temperature
*encourage lots of rest and fluids
*call your physician with any concerns
*call Ms. Dunham, school nurse, with any questions/concerns
*flu care guidelines are available on our website and at the nurses office