Health and Wellness
Permission to Administer Medication
7521 Students With Life-Threatening Health Conditions Policy
Please keep you child home and/or contact your child's doctor for:
- Fever greater than 100.4°
- Vomiting and/or diarrhea within the last 24 hours
- Severe sore throat along with fever and feeling ill for more than 48 hours, or after exposure to Strep throat infection
- Honey-crusted sores around the nose or mouth or rash on other body parts
- Large amounts of mucous (liquid) from their nose, with face pain or headache
- Severe ear pain or fluid coming from the ear
- Severe headache, especially with fever
If you find your child is frequently asking to stay home from school, if they are falling behind or appear anxious about school, or if there does not appear to be any physical symptoms, contact your school nurse and your health care provider to discuss your concerns.
Fight Flu at Home and School
Heuvelton Central School is following the latest guidance from the New York State Department of Health regarding COVID-19. For more information, please review “What Parents/Caregivers Should Know about COVID Mitigation Strategies for the 2022-2023 School Year” (August 2022).
Illness/Positive COVID Test
- Someone who tested positive and has no symptoms may return to school after day 5.
- Someone who is sick (has symptoms) may return to school after day 5 if they have been fever-free for 24 hours (without the use of fever-reducing medication) and symptoms are improving.
At-home test kits
Heuvelton Central School will provide at-home COVID-19 test kits for students as long as we have them available. If you need a home COVID test, please contact School Nurse Holly Patterson (315-344-2414 x28008, [email protected]
Health and Safety Protocols