Illness explained

I need to stay at home if… I have a fever. A temperature of 38 degrees C or 100.4 F or higher.

I am ready to go back to school when I am………………. Fever free without the assistance of medication for 24 hours.

 

 

I need to stay at home if… I have been sick in the last 24 hours.

I am ready to go back to school when I am………………. Free from being sick for 48 hours.

 

 

I need to stay at home if… I have had an upset tummy in the last 24 hours.

I am ready to go back to school when I am………………. Free from diarrhoea for 48 hours.

 

 

I need to stay at home if… I have a rash and a high temperature.

I am ready to go back to school when I am … rash and temperature free.

 

 

I need to stay at home if… I have headlice.

I am ready to go back to school when … my hair has been treated.

 

 

I need to stay at home if… I have an eye infection.

I am ready to go back to school when … my eye has stopped weeping or I have been treated by a doctor.

 

 

I need to stay at home if… I have been in hospital or visited A & E.

I am ready to go back to school when … my doctor has agreed that it is ok and I have spoken to school.