When is Sick too Sick for School?
I should be at school if...
I have a runny nose with clear discharge.
I have a tickle in my throat.
I have not vomited or had diarrhea in 24 hours and did not need medicine.
I have not consumed any fever-reducing medication in the last 24 hours and have not had a fever during this time.
I should be at home if...
I have a temperature of 100.4 degrees or more.
I have a sore throat and fever.
I have an uncontrolled cough and difficulty breathing.
I have an undiagnosed rash and/or sores.
I have vomited or had diarrhea in the past 24 hours.
I have eyes that are red and sore, with yellow or green discharge.
I should contact my doctor if...
I have a temperature of 100.4 degrees or more for more than two days.
I have had a sore throat and fever for several days.
I have been vomiting or having diarrhea for more than two days.
I have a fever and now have a rash and/or sores.
I have been coughing for more than a week and it isn't getting better.