In the school environment many communicable diseases are easily transmitted from one student to another. A healthy environment involves prevention, early recognition of illness, symptoms, prompt diagnosis and treatment. Children who are not feeling well have a difficult time concentrating and therefore do not benefit from the instruction they receive during that time. Please do not send an ill child to school. We need your assistance in providing a safe and healthy environment for your child.
Below are some guidelines to help you make the decision whether or not to send your child to school. The recommendations are based on the guidelines provided by the Communicable Disease Division of the Washington County Department of Health and Human Services and The Oregon Department of Education.
Keep your child home if she/he has any of the following symptoms:
If your child is diagnosed with a communicable disease, please notify the school as soon as possible. Some students have medical conditions and/or compromised immune systems that can become life threatening when exposed to certain illnesses.