(507) 477-3235 9 Sixth Ave SE, Hayfield, MN 55940

Michele Nelson

School Nurse

Return to School?

Exclusion from School Due to Illness

A student should be excluded from school with any of the following conditions:

Fever of 100 degrees or more: the student needs to stay home for 24 after the temperature returns to normal without the help of medication.
Vomiting and diarrhea: the student needs to stay home until 24 hours after the last episode.
Any undiagnosed rash: the student needs to see a physician before returning to school.
Chicken Pox: the student may return to school after the last poxes have scabbed over, usually 7-10 days
Any uncontrolled cough
Influenza: the student may return when able, anywhere from 2-7 days.
Impetigo: the student may return to school 24 hours after treatment.
Lice: the student may return after treatment.
Pink Eye: the student may return after treatment begins if there is no pus-like drainage.
Ringworm: the student may return 24 hours after treatment begins.
Scabies: the student may return 24 hours after treatment begins.
Strep Throat: the student may return 24 hours after antibiotic is started.
Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease: the student may return 24 hours after temperature returns to normal.