Prairie Grove School District
Health Guidelines 2023/2024
WHEN SOMEONE IS SICK
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
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).