Health Services

Health Services

COVID-19 Guidelines

Please monitor for the symptoms below and do not send to school until symptoms have improved or resolved (see district sick day guidelines below).  A negative COVID test to return is recommended.  

For close contacts, please monitor for COVID symptoms. If symptoms develop, the student needs to stay home until 24 hours after symptoms resolve and a COVID test is recommended.  Please notify the school of all positive tests.

  • Fever 100.0 degrees or higher
  • New body aches/muscle pain
  • New uncontrolled cough
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • New loss of taste and or smell
  • Sore throat
For more information on COVID, please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

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)
  • 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:  https://www.cdc.gov/flu/index.htm

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:   https://www.nutrition.gov/subject/life-stages/children
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