Phone: 618-996-2181 Ext. 225
Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Pam Rakers
A note from the Nurse:
When should you keep your child home from school?
1. An unidentified rash not evaluated by a doctor.
2. A temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher. Your child should be fever free (without medication) for 24 hours before returning to school.
3. Nausea/vomiting/diarrhea - Your child should be free from vomiting or diarrhea for 24 hours before returning to school.
4. Sever or persistant pain - Should be referred to a doctor.
5. An upper respiratory infection that is serious enough to interfere with the ability to learn. (Sore throat, large amount of nasal drainage, watery eyes ot persistant cough)
6. Signs of conjunctivitis or "Pink Eye" - Drainage from the eye and/or redness of the sclera (white part of the eye).
7. Draining ear, earaches or tooth aches - Should be referred to a doctor.
8. Open sores that have not been evaluated by a doctor.
9. Signs of head lice (bugs or knits in the hair, itchy scalp). The student must meet with the nurse for a head check before returning to class.
10. If your child has been to the ER, has had surgery, or has been hospitalized - Please keep them home for 24 hours after discharge so they may rest and recover.
Thank you for your cooperation!