Health Information

When Your Child is Sick

For your child to return to school they need to:
  • Be free of fever (less than 100 degrees F) for at least 24 hours without use of medication.
  • Have no vomiting for 24 hours after last occurrence, without use of medication, and the child is able to hold down fluids and food.
  • Have no diarrhea for 24 hours after last occurrence, without use of medication.
  • If diagnosed with pink eye or strep throat, the child must remain at home for 24 hours after treatment begins.
  • Unidentified rashes should be seen by a doctor and determined to be non- contagious before returning to school.

Reporting Absence

When calling school to report your child’s absence, please communicate the following information:
  • Does your child have a flu-like illness defined as fever (100 degrees F or higher) and a cough and/or sore throat in the absence of a known cause other than the flu?
  • If your child does not have flu-like symptoms, please communicate the symptoms that your child is experiencing.
  • If your child has a contagious disease, such as strep, pink eye, pneumonia, etc. please state so when leaving the message. Thank you for your assistance and cooperation!

Health Requirements

Medication During School Hours

Allergy and Asthma Information

Concussion Information

DuPage County Health Department

School Nurses

Certified School Nurse/District Nurse
Kristin Katsenes
630.861.4255

Cheryl Jenkins
630.861.4254

CHMS
Mary Youngman
630.861.4808

HMS
Sue Pyrz
630.861.4708

Elm
Kim Pavich
630.861.4008

Madison
Peg Bellich
630.861.4108

Monroe
Charity Richardon
630.861.4208

Oak
Laura Spagnoli
630.861.4308

Prospect
Cathy Siracusa
630.861.4408

The Lane
Barbara Luchette
630.861.4508

Walker
June Zogas
630.861.4608

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