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    Parents are most familiar with their children health. As a result they are more apt to recognize when their children are sick before other people. If your child is sick contact your child's doctor, especially if there are reoccurring symptoms over several days or intermittent same or similar symptoms over several days or weeks.

    The following indicate your child should not go to school but should see his/her doctor:thermometer

    • Temperature of 100.3 F (measured by a thermometer) 
    • Diarrhea 
    • Temperature of 100.3 F (measured by a thermometer)
    • Vomiting more than twice within past 24 hours
    • Severe cough
    • Severe cold symptoms
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Sore throat
    • Pinkeye (conjunctivitis) - eye redness, irritation, swelling, and drainage
    • Rashes with drainage or that has spread over time
    • Earaches, although not contagious, may interfere with ability to concentrate
    • Nasal drainage that is not clear
    • Muscle pains that interfere with ability to concentrate
     

    Resource Links:

    Ø  CDC When Stay Home

    Ø  WebMD Too Sick for School