Sick Child Policy



Welcome to South Elm Street Baptist Church. We are so glad you are allowing your children to learn about Jesus with us. In order to keep a clean and safe environment for all children, please comply with the following health guidelines:

  • FEVER: Child should be fever free for 24 hours without medication.
  • VOMITING/DIARRHEA: Child should be episode free for 24 hours.
  • SORE THROAT/COUGH:  Child should not attend with croup or persistent coughing associated with respiratory infection
  • PINK EYE:  Attend only after 24 hours of antibiotics, no matting or drainage occurs, and the child is no long rubbing the eye.
  • RASH:  Children with an unexplained or contagious rash should not attend.
  • LICE/OTHER INFESTATION:  Children should not attend until after treatment, and all live lice and visible nits have been removed.