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The 4 symptoms that mean your child must stay home from school or daycare

October 22, 2019


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February 14, 2017

I am a school nurse. Our school policy is a child with a temp of 100 F or above should stay home. As you mentioned, the child should be fever free for at least 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medicine.

I believe that most schools use the 100 F mark as their guide.

Thanks for bringing this important subject to the attention of parents.

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