Sick Policy & Communicable Disease Notification
This is the season when more students may become ill and be absent from school. Please contact Nurse Morales at email@example.com
if you have any questions regarding illness or communicable diseases.
All students that are absent three or more consecutive days due to illness require a return to school note from a health care practitioner. The note may be sent with the child when they return to school or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
. This note is required to qualify as an excused absence that complies with State of Ohio attendance laws. Please refer to the complete sick policy below:Birchwood School Sick Policy
Please notify the school if your child has been diagnosed with a communicable disease at email@example.com
and for further instructions regarding exclusion criteria for the student. We also email a notification to all families in the affected grade of potential exposure. Communicable diseases: RSV; COVID-19; influenza; strep throat; pink eye; lice; hand, foot, and mouth disease; croup; scabies; whooping cough; molluscum contagiosum; impetigo; pinworm; and ringworm.