Sick Child Guidelines - When to go to school and when to stay home and get better!

Department of Health and Mental Hygiene link for information regarding common illnesses seen in children visit this link.  Once on the homepage, use the A-Z index to access the information sheets.

St. Mary's County Health Department link

Maryland Department of Education - School Health Services link

Vaccination Requirements for children

Strep Throat Fact Sheet

Fifth's Disease Fact Sheet

Medication Administration: Specific guidelines are in place for those students who must have medication during school hours. Your school nurse will review the policies with you. These guidelines may also be found on Page 4 of the Student Handbook. There you will also find a Parental and Physician Authorization Form (P.S. 109). Handbook link click here.
 
St. Mary's County Health Department - Vaccination Announcement: For the 2017-2018 School Year, the following is required:  
     Immunization Requirements for Preschool
     Immunization Requirements for K through 2nd
     Immunization Requirements for 3rd through 6th