Health & Illness

July 15, 2013

Discolored Runny Nose – What is it? How to avoid & treat it.

A runny nose with green or yellow discharge is a sign of a viral infection or a bacterial/sinus infection. Your child may just have a cold or a more serious sinus infection requiring antibiotics. According to our Illness Policy, if your child shows these symptoms, he/she will need care at home away from other children for at least […]

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Chicken Pox – What is it? How to avoid & cure it.

Chickenpox is a highly contagious viral infection that causes a red, itchy rash on the skin. The chickenpox rash usually appears first on the abdomen or back and face, and then spreads to almost everywhere else on the body, including the scalp, mouth, nose, ears, and genitals. The rash begins as multiple small, red bumps […]

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Pink Eye / Conjunctivitis – What is it? How to treat & cure it.

Conjunctivitis (Pinkeye, Pink Eye)   is the most common eye problem children can have. It can cause redness, itching, inflammation or swelling, and a clear or white, yellow, or greenish gooey liquid to collect in the eyes. It usually doesn’t hurt, but itching can be annoying. Sometimes it feels like you have an eyelash or […]

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