If you suspect your child has a communicable disease, contact your 
health care provider.

Your school nurse can help determ
ine which diseases require exclusion from school or reporting to Yolo County Health and Human Services.

School nurse
s work with the health department to monitor and manage communicable disease outbreaks and coordinate prevention programs. Yolo County Infectious Disease Control 

Is my child too sick to attend school?

Additionally, keep your child home with any of the following symptoms:

  • Fever: Your student should stay home until they are 24 hours fever-free without the use of fever-reducing medicine.
  • Vomiting/Diarrhea: Please stay home for at least 24 hours after the last episode without the use of medication.
  • Pink eye: Your child should be kept at home until evaluated by a medical provider.
  • Rash: Do not send a child with a rash to school until a medical provider has said it is safe to do so – especially with additional symptoms like itching, fever, or ill appearance.
  • Fluid-filled blisters of unknown origin: It is important to have these evaluated by a medical provider due to the risk of serious infection.
Information About Specific Diseases
Illness and Injury Guidelines
The following are guidelines for health office staff and administration to help maximize student educational/instructional time in the classroom while protecting the health and well-being of the school community and teaching students the importance of health and self-care. 

Policy #34 Guidelines for Sending Student Home for Illness/Injury
Injuries: A Quick Reference
COVID - Flu - Cold - RSV