Health Services

Health Services

COVID-19 Guidelines

All those who test positive should isolate for 5 days from the date of the positive test or the onset of symptoms.  They may return on day 6 so long as symptoms are improving and fever free for 24 hours. It is recommended (not required) that unvaccinated asymptomatic quarantine for 5 days.  It is not recommended that vaccinated asymptomatic close contacts need to quarantine.  Anyone that develops symptoms should isolate and get tested. If tested positive, then follow the guidance above.

  • Fever 100.4 degrees or higher
  • New body aches/muscle pain
  • New uncontrolled cough
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • New loss of taste and or smell
  • Sore throat

District Sick Day Guidelines

  • Has been vomiting (keep home for 24 hours after vomiting)
  • Has had diarrhea (keep home for 24 hours after last occurrence)
  • Fever 100.4 degrees or higher (Must be fever free for 24 hours without fever reducing medication)
  • Undiagnosed or unknown rash (until cleared by a physician)
  • Red painful eye with thick drainage (until cleared by a physician)
  • Untreated skin conditions such as Impetigo, Scabies, or similar
  • Live lice

Does My Child Have the Flu (Influenza)?

Influenza is serious!  Call your doctor at the first sign of flu symptoms. These symptoms may come on suddenly and may include:

  • High fever (over 100.4 degrees)
  • Chills
  • Headache, body aches, ear ache
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Dry cough
  • Sore throat

For more information on influenza, please visit:

How Can I Keep My Child Healthy?

  • Everyone should cover their coughs and sneezes with a tissue or their sleeve.
  • Encourage frequent and thorough hand washing with soap and warm water.  Rub hands together with soap for at least 20 seconds.
  • Minimize time spent with others who are ill.
  • Keep frequently touched household surfaces clean (phones, cell phones, countertops, door knobs, keyboards, remotes, toys). On a regular basis clean these items with an antibacterial wipe.
  • Make sure your child gets sufficient sleep.
  • Encourage healthy eating by feeding your child whole grains, eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, and low-fat milk and yogurt.  For more tips on healthy eating visit:
© 2023. Wa-Nee Community Schools. All Rights Reserved. School CMS Created by eSchoolView
View text-based website