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Policy for Illness

GUIDELINES FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES:

Children with an infectious or contagious disease should stay home until the danger of transmitting the disease has passed.

FEVER: (100 DEGREES or greater): student must be free of fever for 24 hours before returning to school without the use of antipyretics (Tylenol/Advil). 

STREP THROAT: re-admit after 24 hours from date antibiotic treatment started.

HEAD LICE: re-admit when student is free of lice. 

VOMITING or DIARRHEA: your child should stay at home if they have these symptoms during the night or in the morning.

PINK EYE (CONJUNCTIVITIS): re-admit with doctor's written statement.

FOR OTHER QUESTIONS: Please call 832-668-8305 or e-mail hdupin@dpisd.org