Welcome Parents! 

As we progress throughout the year, please keep the following in mind to maintain your student's and other students' health to ensure a successful academic year.

Pembroke Meadows Elementary School Guidelines for Keeping Your Child Home:

  • A temperature of 100.4 F or higher
  • Open draining skin areas that have not been evaluated by a healthcare provider
  • More than one episode of vomiting or diarrhea that has not been evaluated by a healthcare provider or child is contagious
  • Rash to skin that has not been evaluated by a healthcare provider
  • Eye appears pink/red with thick yellow discharge (matted eyelid after sleep)
  • Chicken Pox – stay home until blisters are scabbed over or dry
  • Persistent productive cough
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Antibiotics prescribed for an infection (medication must be taken for at least 24 hours before a child can return to school. With a return to school note from prescribing healthcare provider and must be fever free)
  • Students that are treated for a contagious illness, (Healthcare provider must provide a back to school note to the school nurse)
  • Students taking fever-reducing medication to mask a fever

The nurse will contact the parent of a student showing the above signs and symptoms and recommend that he/she be picked up from school. 

Please contact Mrs. Latchford, BSN, RN, school nurse at 757-648-3367, should you have any questions.