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Nurse's Corner

The mission of Health Services at Scott Central Attendance Center: 
Make sure every student is healthy and in top shape to learn. 
School attendance is critical for our students, they cannot learn if they are not here! For many families, it can be a difficult decision about when to send students to school and when to keep them home. Below are a few helpful tips on when to send your child to school and when to keep your child at home.  
Send student to school if they: 
  • Have just a cough with a runny nose, but no other symptoms 
  • If they have not taken any fever-reducing medication in the last 24 hours and have not had a fever during that time
  • If they have not thrown up at all or had any diarrhea at all in the last 12 hours
  • If they were treated for Conjunctivitis / Pink Eye, they must have no drainage from the infected eye in the past 24 hours
Keep students at home if they: 
  • If they have a temperature higher than 100 degrees
  • If they are throwing up or having diarrhea
  • If eyes are pink and crusty (Conjunctivitis / Pink Eye)
  • Undiagnosed Rash
  • Head Lice
  • Strep Throat
  • Flu
  • NOTE... If you go to the doctor be sure to get a note from the doctor and return it with the student when returning to school. 

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Scott Central Attendance Center 
School Nurse 
Mrs. Heather Smith, RN, BSN
Telephone: 601-469-1151 
All medication, including over-the-counter medication requires a physician's order and a medication permission form. Please see your school nurse for these forms.