Hello, I am the nurse here at Hickory Creek Middle School. I am available by phone or email. If you have any medical concerns, new diagnosis, or changes in health status please contact me as soon as possible.
Guidelines for keeping your child at home Fever of 100 degrees-keep home at least 24 hours after being fever free without the aid of medication Vomiting or Diarrhea-keep home at least 24 hours after last episode Rash-it will be assumed contagious, a doctors note will be needed to return to school Strep throat-must be on an antibiotic at least 24 hours before returning to school and be fever free Pinkeye-need to be seen by physician and on an antibiotic for 24 hours before returning to school Live head lice Heavy cold-any excessive drainage, coughing, and/or sneezing
Students will be sent home if any of the above conditions occur while they are in school. Many illnesses are spread through droplets or touching-sneezing, coughing, direct contact with the virus/bacteria. Please encourage good hygiene with hand washing and covering their mouth with their elbow when coughing or sneezing