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Children must be healthy to learn and learn to be healthy.
By Marion Wright Edelman
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When to Keep Your Child Home From School
Guidelines For Keeping A Sick Child At Home:
Fever: Child should be fever free without medication before returning to school.
Diarrhea, Nausea or Vomiting: Child should be symptom free for 24 hours from the last episode before returning to school.
Body Rash with Fever
Sore throat with fever and swollen glands
Persistent, nagging or deep cough
Eye discharge: thick mucus or pus draining from the eye
Child is irritable, crying or tired or unable to sit-up and participate in the regular classroom activities.
HEALTHY KIDS MAKE BETTER LEARNERS
Every student attending school in North Carolina must receive the following immunizations at the age required by law. The parent must provide the immunization record to the school no later than 30 days after the child starts. The following is a list of the minimum immunization requirements:
5 DPT/DTaP/DT 5th dose not required if 4th dose given on or after 4th birthday
4 Polio 1 dose must be after 4th birthday
1 HIB Given or or after 1st birthday and before 5th birthday. Not required after 5th birthday
2 MMR 1st dose given or or after 1st birthday
3 Hepatitis B 3rd dose not to be given before 24 weeks of age
ATTENTION KINDERGARTEN PARENTS: All Kindergarten students are required by law to have a Health Assessment performed no more than 12 months prior to the date of school entry.