Student Health Services
219.650.5300 Ext 7539
Keeping Your Child Home with Illness
Children should be kept at home if they have the following: fevers above 100°, vomiting and/or diarrhea, rash with fever, eye infections with eye discharge, communicable diseases (scabies, impetigo, ringworm, head lice~ until treated appropriately), any illness that prevents the child from participating comfortably in program activities or disrupts the other students' participation, and illness that results in a need for care that is greater than the staff can provide without compromising the health and safety of other children.
Note: It is recommended that children be fever-free for 24 hours without the use of anti-fever medications (Tylenol®, ibuprofen, etc.) before returning to school.