In order to ensure that school remains a safe and healthful environment, this health protocol has been developed by the Cinnaminson School Nursing Department.
I. We cannot risk the possibility of infection to the other students when a sick child is sent to school or becomes ill at school. If your child has developed any of the following symptoms during the previous 24 hours, he/she should remain at home the next school day.
II. If a student arrives at school or develops any of the previously listed symptoms, you will be notified and expected to take your child home. If you cannot be reached, the available contact on the emergency card will be called. Students sometimes are not able to specify what is wrong or how they feel. Thus, staff must use their own judgment to determine if the student can benefit from an educational setting at that time. When, in the judgment of the student’s teacher, principal, and/or school nurse, a student shows signs of being in ill health or of suffering from infections or a contagious disease, the parent will be notified and said student will be sent home from school.
A student should not be in school and will be sent home if any of the following condition(s) are present: