Malletts Bay School has seen an increase in illnesses,which is typical for a winter in Vermont. Sometimes it's difficult to decide when to send your child to school and when to keep them home sick.
Here's a great new article that discusses when to keep your student home from school sick.
The General Rule:
1. Fever-Anything higher than 100.4 without fever reducing medication (like tylenol or ibuprofen) (24 hours)
2. Vomiting or Diarrhea (24 hours)
4. A cough that won't stop
Keeping your sick child home prevents the spread of illness to other kids and to teachers and staff!