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Nurse Update

Spring allergy season is upon us! If your child has allergies to tree pollen, grass pollen or ragweed pollen, starting daily allergy medication under consultation of your child's primary care provider sooner rather than later will benefit your child.


Pollen count and allergy info for Charleston, SC



Illness: If your child is sick, please do not send them to school. Per CCSD policy, if students have vomiting, they are not to return to school until they are 24 hours without vomiting. 


Per CCSD policy, if students have fever of 100.0 or higher, they are to remain home until 24 hours without fever and not taking fever reducing medications.


If your child is to be dismissed from school due to illness, please make arrangements to get your child from school within 30 minutes.

Whether allergies or a virus causing post-nasal drip, encourage your child to gargle with salt water 2-4 times a day, wash hands often and drink more water!  


MedicationsStudents are not allowed to carry over-the-counter or prescription medications on their person at school except for specific life-saving medications with a doctor’s order and parent written permission on file.