The building nurse may require a written statement from the healthcare provider for reentry into school following an illness. Illnesses for which a note may be required include, but are not limited to:

  • Bed bugs (Cimex Lectularius)
  • Chicken Pox
  • Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
  • German Measles (Rubella)
  • Impetigo
  • Measles
  • Meningitis
  • Mumps
  • Pinworms (Enterobius Vermicularis)
  • Ringworm of scalp/body (Tinea Capitis/Corporis)
  • Scabies
  • Significant rashes
  • Streptococcal Infections (strep throat/scarlet fever)
  • Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Head Lice (Pediculosis Capitis) – Students may be readmitted to school only if the student’s hair has been treated with an approved lice shampoo and found by the school nurse to have no live lice or nits (lice eggs) attached to hair shafts within 1/4” of scalp. This treatment should be performed by the parents before seeing the Building Nurse for approval to return to school.

Last modified: 28 June 2023


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