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David Paige, R.N.

Danbury Elementary School (979) 922-8787

Amy Foster, L.V.N.

Danbury Secondary Schools (979) 922-1226

 
Title 25 - Health Services
Part 1 - Department of State Health Services
Chapter 97 - Communicable Diseases
Subchapter A - Control of Communicable Diseases
Rule §97.7 - Diseases Requiring Exclusion from Schools
 

GENERAL SCHOOL HEALTH GUIDELINES AND INFORMATION 

  

ILLNESS AT SCHOOL   Children should only be in school when they can fully participate in their educational program. Under state and local Health Department regulations, if your child has certain medical conditions, he/she must be excluded from school for a period of time.

 

 
Therefore, children with the following should stay at home and or will be referred home by the nurse: 

  

  • Fever (100 degrees Fahrenheit or higher) - or any condition that presents with a fever must be kept home until they are fever free for 24 hours without the use of fever suppressing medications. 
  • Vomiting - must be vomit free for 24 hours.  
  • Diarrhea - must be kept home until diarrhea free for 24 hours without the use of diarrhea suppressing medications.   
  • Conjunctivitis - (bacterial and/or viral) must be kept home until physician permission has been given to return to school or until symptom-free.