The East Penn School District has established the following guidelines for sickness. If a student becomes ill, he/she should stay home until fully recovered. Please do not send your child to school if any of the following symptoms are present:
- Temperature of 100 degrees or higher. Keep your child home until his or her fever is below 100 degree F for 24 hours without use of fever reducing medication.
- Vomiting: The student should be able to eat without vomiting for a minimum of 12 hours before returning to school.
- Severe coughing
- Suspicious skin rash
- Influenza-like Illness: Any student exhibiting signs and symptoms of influenza will be sent home from school. This includes T>100°F, cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills, fatigue
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