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FLU
You read about it in the papers, it's all over the morning news. What should you look for? What should you do?

Parent Actions:
  • Children with temperatures over 100 degrees need to stay home until fever-free for 24 hours (without the use of Tylenol or Advil type products.)
  • Reinforce with your student that they should not share food and drinks
  • Reinforce good hand-washing techniques & coughing into sleeves instead of hands to keep hands clean
  • Encourage your child to not touch their nose without a Kleenex.
  • Check with your doctor about whether or not your child needs a flu vaccine.
  • Please, contact us with ANY questions or concerns you have about your child’s health.

District Actions:
  • Elementary teachers plan for and ensure that students wash hands throughout the day, especially prior to lunch.
  • Secondary teachers reinforce with students the need for students to wash their hands regularly throughout the day.
  • Our custodial staff has and will continue to disinfect classrooms, hallways, lockers, restrooms, the cafeteria and library as well as all drinking fountains, vending machines and other common areas.
  • Students with fevers over 100 will be sent home.

 

State Actions:

         
The Texas Department of Health monitors cases of flu and other infectious diseases across the state... Click here to see a map of Texas counties and their reported cases of flu updated weekly...







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