Home Health Screenings Checklist


Daily school practice, as stated in the school handbooks, requires students to remain at home if they exhibit any of the symptoms listed below.  Any student coming to school with these symptoms will be immediately sent home:

- Fever of 100.0 degrees and above. Children may return to school when they are fever-free for 24 hours, without fever-reducing medication.
- Persistent cough or severe sore throat.
- Symptoms consistent with a contagious rash or communicable disease, such as chickenpox, measles, fifth disease, ringworm, pertussis (whooping cough), conjunctivitis (pink eye), etc. These conditions require a medical release to return to school.
- Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. Children may return to school when they are free from vomiting and diarrhea for 24 hours.
- Prolonged pain, discomfort, or other condition that inhibits the ability to concentrate and learn.
- Altered level of consciousness or syncope. 
- Head lice. Please notify Health Services if lice has been identified.  Children with lice and/or nits must remain at home until treated and cleared to return to school by Health Services. Students may not attend school until all nits and lice have been removed.

In addition, families will agree to complete these daily health checks as a precaution for COVID 19. Students exhibiting any of these symptoms will be sent to the Health Office for evaluation:

- fever of 100.0 degrees or higher, or chills
- shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- muscle aches
- sore throat
- headache
- fatigue
- congestion or runny nose
- cough
- vomiting
- diarrhea
- new loss of taste or smell

Home Health Screening Checklist Graphic

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