International Schools Group (ISG)

School Nurse

Notes from the Nurse's Office

Illness and Attendance

Children need to be healthy to learn.  Please keep your child home if s/he has:

  • Fever 100F or greater
  • Vomiting within the past 24 hours
  • Diarrhea within the past 24 hours
  • Frequent, uncontrolled coughing 
  • Undiagnosed rash
  • Communicable disease, for example, impetigo, conjunctivitis, chickenpox

Your child will be sent home from school if s/he has any of the following:

  • Fever 100F or greater
  • Vomiting
  • Unexplained rash
  • Potential communicable disease
  • More than 2 episodes of diarrhea

A child may be sent home for other reasons at the discretion of the school nurse after discussion with the parent.

Medication at school

Students will not be allowed to carry any medication on their person.  The school nurse at the nurses’ office stores and administers all medications.  If your child needs to take medication, prescription or non-prescription, during the school day:

  • Label the medication clearly with your child’s NAME and CLASS
  • A note from the parent granting permission for the medication to be administered must include child’s NAME, CLASS, DOSE of medication and TIME of administration.
  • Medication must come in its original packaging.

Prescription medication (drugs that require a doctor's order)

Medication that have been prescribed by a Doctor must include either the Doctor's Prescription or the Pharmacy label to include the child's name and dosage required.

For further information on these or any other issues relating to the health of your child/children please call 330-0555 ext.2201/2202.



School Nurses’ Office
ISG Dhahran
330-0555 ext.2201/2202