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    When to Keep Student Home Any student exhibiting one or more of the following conditions/symptoms must be kept home from school. Unless otherwise noted, student may return to school the following day after it is determined to the satisfaction of District representatives that a contagious or infectious disease does not exist. (EC 48980, 49403 and 49451)

    • Temperature of 100° F or higher.  Student may return to school when he or she has been without a fever for 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medication.
    • Nasal discharge that cannot be controlled with tissue and proper hand washing.
    • Non-allergy related sore throat and/or persistent cough. Student may return to school when symptoms are resolved or medical provider documents that the student can return to school.
    • Continued symptoms within 24 hours of illness-related absence.
    • Vomiting or persistent nausea. Student may return 24 hours after vomiting has stopped or medical provider documents that the student can return to school.
    • Diarrhea. Student may return 24 hours after diarrhea has stopped or medical provider documents that the student can return to school.
    • Rash of unknown cause. Student may return when rash is gone or medical provider documents that rash is not contagious.
    • Lice. Students found with live lice should be sent home to start treatment as soon as possible to avoid the spread of lice. Students may return to school upon satisfactory treatment and after there are no visible lice upon reexamination. (AR 5141.33)
    • Suspected contagious condition (i.e., Impetigo, Ringworm, Scabies, Pink Eye, etc.). Student may return to school when condition has resolved or medical provider documents that the student can return to school.
    • Asthma symptoms not relieved with medication.
    • Allergic reaction. Student may return to school the next day if reaction has resolved.

     

    This information can be found in the Parent-Student Handbook
    https://www.fremont.k12.ca.us/handbook