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 

COVID-19 vs. Flu vs. RSV
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Is my child too sick to attend school?
Is my child too sick to attend school?(Spanish)

Know the Symptoms of COVID-19

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

  • 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.
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