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When to Stay Home

Many Times it is difficult to determine when your child should stay home or go to school. The best rule of thumb is to determine if the illness will keep them from learning.
Please read the attached form to assist you with such questions!

TISD Policies

When Child May Return to School:
After fever subsides for 24 hours without antipyretics (fever reducing medications such as Tylenol, Advil, etc.)
After diarrhea subsides for 24 hours without anti-diarrhea medication.
After vomiting subsides for 24 hours without anti-vomiting medication.
With physician’s note that appropriate treatment has begun and student’s condition is not infectious.


Cuándo el niño(a) puede Regresar a la Escuela:
Después que la fiebre haya disminuido por 24 horas sin antipiréticos (medicamentos reductores de la fiebre como Tyenol, Advil, etc.)
Después de que la diarrea haya disminuido por 24 horas sin medicamento contra la diarrea.
Después de que el vómito haya disminuido por 24 horas sin medicamento anti vómito.
Con la nota de un doctor notificando que el tratamiento apropiado se ha iniciado y que la condición del estudiante no es infecciosa.