Litchfield School District
School Health Policy
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Griffin Memorial School has a full-time nurse on duty throughout the school day. Any health-related questions are forwarded to the nurse. According to state law, medication cannot be administered without written permission from both a doctor and a parent. Click on the links at the bottom of this page for further information regarding medication at school. Please contact the nurse about medication procedures for field trips.

Student Health

Children should be in good physical health before they attend school. All cold symptoms should be regarded as contagious (sneezing, sore throat, runny nose, cough, headache, temperature) and your child should remain at home. Any child with a rash, fever, vomiting, temperature, or general malaise should remain at home for 24 hours of observation.

Students must remain out of school with:

  1. Chickenpox-until all "pox" are dried and scabbed over
  2. Conjunctivitis-must receive medical treatment until communicable stage has passed
  3. Hepatitis-doctor certificate required for readmission
  4. Mumps-exclude from school from onset of swelling and until it has subsided (approx. 10 days)
  5. Impeteigo-must receive medical treatment and remain at home 24 hours after treatment has started.
  6. Mononucleosis-doctor certificate required for readmission
  7. Ringworm--doctor certificate required for readmission
  8. Streptococcal Disease-exclude from school. Must remain at home 24 hours after adequate treatment has been started.
  9. Poison Ivy, Oak, Sumac-not contagious unless direct contact with oil or discharge from rash. Severe cases should remain at home for the the child's comfort.
  10. Pediculosis (Head lice)-excluded from school until no sign remains. Must be cleared by the nurse for readmission.
Children will remain at home for any and all communicable diseases. If in doubt, check with the school nurse BEFORE sending your child to school.
Griffin Memorial School: 229 Charles Bancroft Highway, Litchfield, NH 03052  |   Phone: 603-424-5931  |   Fax: 603-424-2677
Our Schools Phone Numbers Fax Numbers
Griffin Memorial School 603-424-5931 603-424-2677
Litchfield Middle School 603-424-2133 603-424-1296
Campbell High School 603-546-0300 603-546-0310
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Griffin Memorial School:
229 Charles Bancroft Highway, Litchfield, NH 03052
Phone: 603-424-5931
Fax: 603-424-2677
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