Gay Rasco HOW-VILLE NURSE
School nurses offer these general guidelines for keeping sick children out of class. If in doubt,consult your pediatrician.
Sickness .... When to Return to School
Conjunctivitis (pinkeye)...When eyes are clear or have been treated with antibiotics for 24 hrs.
Any undiagnosed rash or fever...When symptoms are gone for 24 hrs.
Vomiting or diarrhea...Until symptoms are gone
Scabies (body lice) ...24 hrs. after start of treatment
Strep throat or scarlet fever ...24 hrs. after start of treatment
Impetigo ...When skin is clear or child has been under treatment for 24 hrs.
Head lice ...When head is treated and free of lice and nits.