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ILLNESS AND INJURY

Illness:
If you suspect your child is ill, please keep him/her home. Please report the illness on the absentee line at Aldrich School. A child must be fever free for 24 hours (without the aid of fever reducing medication) and after 24 hours when on antibiotic therapy for illness and conjunctivitis (pink eye) before returning to school. A fever is a temperature, taken orally, of 100 degrees or higher.
A recommended website for all medical information: www.cdc.gov.
 
Injury:
Please bring student to school or have student bring appropriate doctor's/health care provider's notes to the nurse.  The note must say the student may return to school, the student's status regarding gym/recess and any accommodations needed at school for the student's return, ie, with crutches, with boot, needs wheelchair, other.