2022-2023 Health and Safety

From the district handbook, updated 12/15/2022:

Please keep your child home if they are sick. Symptoms of COVID or other illnesses that may keep your child home include: fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion, runny nose, nausea or vomiting, stomachache, and diarrhea. Stay in touch with your medical provider. If your child has a chronic condition that includes these symptoms, a note from the medical provider is recommended. During the school day students may be sent home with these symptoms. COVID testing may be indicated at school with permission of the parent/guardian. The school nurse will review the need for a return to school plan after illness. Students must be fever free without fever reducing medicine for 24 hours in order to return to school. Students with the above symptoms must be markedly improved before returning to school.


The American Academy of Pediatrics, Bright Futures- Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children and Adolescents recommendation of an annual well care visit. The Bright Futures Visit is family driven & is designed for practitioners to improve their desired standard of care.

Dummerston School

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