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Health and Wellness

Campbell County Public Schools are committed to the success of all students. 

Students who are healthy have an overall better academic performance rate in school and better behavior in class. CCPS Health and Wellness policies have been established with a focus on assisting and providing resources for students and parents with maintaining a regular routine, healthy meals, and a balance between rest and extracurricular activities.

Student Illness Guidelines 

These guidelines are set up to assist parents in determining when to keep a student at home.  

Fever - If your student has a fever 100.3 or greater please keep them at home until they are fever free for 24 hours. 

Rash - If your student has a body rash with itching or fever.  A student must be free of rash prior to returning or has been evaluated by a doctor. 

Pink Eye – If your student has pink eye or bacterial conjunctivitis, please keep them at home for 24 hours after they have received their first dose of antibiotics. 

Ringworm – If your student has ringworm please seek medical attention for appropriate treatment.  Please cover the area to prevent spread to others. 

Lice – If a student is found to have lice, they must present proof of treatment prior to returning to school.  Upon returning, the nurse will check the students head for lice and give further instruction if necessary. 

Strep Throat – If a student is diagnosed with strep throat, please do not return to school until 24 hours after the antibiotic has been started. 

Chicken Pox- Chickenpox lesions must be dry and scabbed over before returning to school. 

Vomiting/Diarrhea – If your student has had vomiting or diarrhea, please make sure they stay at home for at least 24 hours after they are symptom-free. 

If your student has been sick or hospitalized for an extended period of time, please have your medical provider send a written release to return to school with any accommodations.