When Your Child Should Stay Home Sick From School

Tip Content Provided By: Cleveland Clinic 

It's that time of year again: flu season. There may come a time where you have to decide whether or not to send your sick child to school. Many factors are considered when making the decision, but it's still a tough call.

Pediatrician Brittany Ponziani, MD provides her advice on judging five common symptoms, so you know how long your child needs to stay home with an illness. 


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