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Is your child too sick to go to school?  

Keep children at home if they have…


  • ​       a fever, and keep them home for 24 hours after the fever is gone.
  •        vomiting or diarrhea, and keep them home for 24 hours after the last  episode.
  •        a severe sore throat.
  •        a rash with no known cause.
  •        a severe cough especially with other symptoms like a runny nose and  headache.
  •        redness, swelling or discharge of the eyes, ears or skin, unless  treated.
  •        been acting unwell and have little energy to join in school activities.

  Here is some information from BC Healthlink for your reference and also can be shared with students     and parents (multilingual copies available on-line)

       Click HERE for information about colds and the flu

       Click HERE for information​ about hand, foot and Mouth Disease​

       Click HERE for information about hand washing as a great way to keep your child healthy and                    reduce the chances of infection.

Want mo​re information on any health topic?

Contact HealthLink BC: Dial 811 or go to  to speak with a Registered Nurse 24 hours a day, every day of the year.