Shanelle C. Pagan
Office Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Please, keep your child at home from school if he/she:
- Has a fever of 101 or 100.4 with symptoms. Children must be fever-free for 24 hours, without the help of fever-reducing medication, like Tylenol (Acetaminophen) or Motrin (Ibuprofen), before they can return to school.
- Recurring vomiting, diarrhea or severe abdominal pain.
- A persistent cough, disruptive to the class.
- The white eyes are pink or red with yellow drainage/matting.
- Persistent pain (ear, stomach, sore throat, etc.) Suspected impetigo, lice or scabies that is not being treated.
Please note: if your child is sent home from school with a fever or due to vomiting, please keep them home the next school day.
- Only medications required during school hours should be administered at school. Please check with your physician regarding the need for medications to be administered during school hours.
- All medications, both prescription and over-the-counter must be accompanied by a completed Administration of Medication Request form and brought to the school clinic by an adult. Students may not transport medications to school.
- All medications must be in an original child-proof container. Prescription medications must be in their labeled prescription bottle. School staff will only administer medication according to the directions on the label.
- Any medications remaining at the end of the school year must be picked up or school staff will dispose of them.
- Students may only carry medication as prescribed by law with the required documentation. Please check with our school clinic worker if your child needs to carry emergency medications with them.