Below is information regarding Conjunctivitis or Pink Eye. Unfortunately, we have seen a rise in cases lately and hope we can change that.

Please watch your child for the following symptoms:

Conjunctivitis can be bacterial, viral or allergic, so it is very important that, if your child has the symptoms below, you should call your child’s healthcare provider for guidance.

Common Signs and Symptoms:

• Redness in the white of the eye or inner eyelid

• Increased amount of tears

• White, yellow or green eye discharge

• Itchy eyes

• Burning eyes

• Increased sensitivity to light

• Gritty feeling in the eye

Pink eye can be contagious and it is best controlled by diligent hand washing.

Keep child home until 24 hours after the first dose of antibiotics has been started. Please notify the School Office if your child becomes ill with conjunctivitis or if you have any questions or concerns. Further information can be found on

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