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Kalispell Public Schools
Kalispell, Montana

When to Keep your Child Home

Please keep your child home when the following symptoms are present:
  • Temperature of 100 degrees F or greater within the past 24 hours
  • Vomiting or diarrhea occurring within the past 24 hours
  • Strep infections of any kind, ringworm, conjunctivitis or impetigo.  These are all contagious infections and must be treated with medication for at least 24 hours prior to returning to school
  • Rash of unknown origin-this may indicate many different things and should be checked by your pediatrician
  • Pain should be taken seriously, especially in young children.  Earaches, toothaches and headaches should be evaluated
  • Untreated lice infestation