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Despite our best efforts, illnesses do occur. Keeping your child home when he/she is sick prevents the spread of germs to other children. If in doubt, it is always best to keep your child at home. If your child is sick and won’t be attending, please notify your child's teacher. If a child needs to be sent home, a parent will be notified as soon as possible.  In the event that a medical emergency arises, 911 will be called and your child will be taken to the closest hospital. 

Children should remain home until they have been clear of the symptoms listed below for 24 hours:

  •  Strep throat

  •  Diarrhea

  •  Vomiting

  •  Draining rash

  •  Eye discharge or Conjunctivitis (pink eye)

  •  Fever of 101F or greater

  •  Lice or nits in the hair

Please let us know immediately if your child is exposed to or contracts a
contagious disease.


Grave Valley Academy does not require any specific immunizations for entry. 

Administering Medicines:

If your child needs to be given medicine during the day, you will need to complete our Medication Authorization form. The medicine must be kept in its original container, clearly labeled with your child’s name. All medications will be kept out of reach of children.

Medication Administration

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