Frequently Asked Questions

  • Should I keep my child home from school because of illness?

  • What is the difference between the cold, flu, and allergies?

  • My child called/texted me to say they are ill and need to be picked up, what do I do?

  • My child has a communicable disease. Should I notify the school?

  • What is strep throat?

  • My child needs to take medication at school, how can we do this?

  • What is the difference between a prescription and a medication order?

  • What should a medication order contain?

  • My child needs to take medication on an overnight trip-what can I do?

  • Will the school nurse contact me every time my child goes to the nurse?

  • I think my child has lice... now what?