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Susan Schipiour - Nurse  (Send e-mail)

Hello, I am the nurse here at Hickory Creek Middle School. I am available by phone (815-806-3707) or email ( If you have any medical concerns, new diagnosis, or changes in health status please contact me as soon as possible.
You can find School forms by going to the district main page on the right hand side and clicking on the Registration Information, and scrolling to the bottom.

Guidelines for keeping your child at home
Fever of 100 degrees-keep home at least 24 hours after being fever free without the aid of medication
Vomiting or Diarrhea-keep home at least 24 hours after last episode
Rash-it will be assumed contagious, a doctors note will be needed to return to school
Strep throat-must be on an antibiotic at least 24 hours before returning to school and be fever free
Pinkeye-need to be seen by physician and on an antibiotic for 24 hours before returning to school
Live head lice
Heavy cold-any excessive drainage, coughing, and/or sneezing

Students will be sent home if any of the above conditions occur while they are in school. Many illnesses are spread through droplets or touching-sneezing, coughing, direct contact with the virus/bacteria. Please encourage good hygiene with hand washing and covering their mouth with their elbow when coughing or sneezing

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