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Mrs.  Demetria  Houston
School Nurse

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School Nurse

Hello,

I am Demetria Houston, School Nurse at Oxford Middle School. I have been a nurse in the Oxford City Schools since 2004. It is a delight to nurture and care for the children of Oxford. The School Nurse serves as a liaison between school personnel, family, community, and healthcare providers to advocate for healthcare and a healthy school environment.

HOUSTON'S HEALTH TIPS

HOW SICK IS "TOO SICK" TO ATTEND SCHOOL

FEVER: With a temperature of 100 or above

VOMITING: Within the last 12 hours

DIARRHEA: Within the last 12 hours

UNDIAGNOSED RASH: Cannot attend school until diagnosed and treated

PINK EYE: Should be treated before returning to school

These are some rules of thumb that may guide you in knowing when your child is too sick to study or learn at school.