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Nurse's Corner

Should I keep my child home or send him or her to school?

Consider keeping your child home if he or she:
• Has a fever of 100.4 degrees or higher
• Has been vomiting
• Has symptoms that prevent him or her from participating in school, such as:
     − Excessive tiredness or lack of appetite
     − Productive coughing, sneezing
     − Headache, body aches, earache
     − Sore throat -- A minor sore throat is usually not a problem, but a severe sore throat could be strep throat even if there is no fever. Other symptoms of strep throat in children are headache and stomach upset. Contact your pediatrician as your child needs a special test to determine if it is strep throat.
 
Keep your child home until his or her fever has been gone for 24 hours without medication. Colds can be contagious for at least 48 hours. Returning to school too soon may slow the recovery process and expose others unnecessarily to illness.
 
 

Tracey Umberger, BSN, RN, NCSN

School Nurse

Turrentine Middle School

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    Keep your child home until his or her fever has been gone for 24 hours without medication. Colds can be contagious for at least 48 hours. Returning to school too soon may slow the recovery process and expose others unnecessarily to illness.

    Click here for more information.

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Burlington, NC  27215-4938
 
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