Well Child Info
Is my child well enough to go to school?
Our health services are structured to keep students in school as much as possible so they can meet their educational goals. However, there are times when students MUST stay home to prevent exposure and the spread of illness to others.
Many students and parents often have questions about when a child should stay home from school with illness. The following information is intended to help you decide whether to send your child to school.
You can expect a young child to be ill 5-7 days during a school year. It is wise to have a back up child care plan in place for those days when your child is ill.
Remember that a child ill with an infectious disease can spread the disease when in contact with others in the family and community.
The following criteria should be used to keep your child home and will also be used to send your child home if noted at school:
If your child is ill, please call the school daily to report the illness. Messages may be left at the following phone numbers 24 hours a day:
District Nurse:(763)389-6195 Mary Appleton RN,BSN,LSN Mary.Appleton@isd477.org
South Elementary: (763)389-6904 Corrine Aluni firstname.lastname@example.org
North Elementary: (763)389-6803 Rose Moe email@example.com
Middle School: (763)389-6723 Amy Oliver firstname.lastname@example.org
High School: (763)389-6019 Linda Alexander email@example.com
Fax #s SE 763-389-6902 NE 763-389-6850 MS 763-389-6737 HS 763-389-5816
When your child is sick... what can make your child feel better?
Call your Doctor when your child is sick and follow the Doctor's directions. You can help your child feel better by easing their symptoms.