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Best Handwashing Practices and Respiratory Etiquette

Best Handwashing Practices and Respiratory Etiquette

Immunization Update 

Immunization Update 

Federal vaccination laws
No US federal vaccination laws exist, but all 50 states have laws requiring children attending public school to be vaccinated against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (generally in a DTaP vaccine); polio (an IPV vaccine); measles and rubella (generally in an MMR vaccine); and varicella (chickenpox). 
 
California Department of Public Health
 
K-12 Immunization Guide
 
Shots For Schools.org
 
California State Vaccine Requirements
 
 
Sick Day Guidelines

Sick Day Guidelines

Your child should stay home if:
  • Fever of 100.4 or higher
  • Has more than one episode of vomiting or diarrhea
  • Your child is unable to participate in school due to:
    • Being tired
    • Lack of appetite
    • Frequently coughing or sneezing
    • Severe sore throat - especially if the sore throat is accompanied by a headache, stomach ache, or rash. If your child has these symptoms, call your doctor. The child may have strep throat without a fever
24 hour rule:
  • Keep your child home until his/her fever has been gone for 24 hours without medicine.
  • Keep your child home until 24 hours after the last episode of vomiting or diarrhea.
  • Keep your child home until 24 hours after the first dose of antibiotics.
 
 
INFLUENZA (FLU) GUIDELINES - CDC
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
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