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To stay home or not to stay home…..



How to Know When to Send a Child With Asthma to School 

Send your child to school with…

  • A stuffy nose but no wheezing
  • Peak flow meter readings at or near the target number after medication
  • Enough energy and strength to participate in expected daily school activities
  • No difficulty breathing

Keep your child home with…

  • Evidence of infection, sore throat or swollen, painful neck glands
  • A fever above 100 degrees Fahrenheit; face hot and flushed
  • Peak flow meter readings that are not near the target number after medication
  • Wheezing that continues to be labored 30 minutes after medication
  • Weakness or tiredness that makes it hard to take part in usual daily activities
  • Difficulty breathing and shortness of breath when speaking

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