Prairie Grove School District 

Health Guidelines 2023/2024


Any individual who shows any signs or symptoms of illness should stay home and not return to school until fever-free for 24 hours without the aid of medication.  

  • Please call your healthcare provider or building-level school nurse if you have any questions or need further guidance. 

  • School nurses will ask about symptoms when absences are reported.

  • Individuals should return to school as determined by school protocol.

  • Parents/guardians will be contacted to pick up their child for the following:

    • A fever of 100 degrees or higher

    • Vomiting or diarrhea

    • Persistent cough

    • Sore throat or swollen glands accompanied by a fever

    • Matted/red eyes with drainage from the eyes

    • Undiagnosed rash or skin eruption

      •  Your child may return to school when he or she has a normal temperature for 24 hours without the aid of Tylenol or Motrin, vomiting and/or diarrhea has been absent for 24 hours, and/or 24 hours of antibiotics following a bacterial infection (ie., strep throat, pink eye).