Some health and safety measures to keep in mind

January 15, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. If your child has been experiencing any vomiting or diarrhea, a fever of 100.3, it is important that they are symptom-free for at least 24 hours, before returning to school unless you have a doctor's note. If your child is out with a stomach bug, fever and/or the flu, it is imperative that they do not return back to school until they have been fever free for at least 24 hours, this is a vital preventative measure prevent ongoing infection and contamination to other children, teachers, and families. 

  2. Wash hands: The best step to prevent the spread of illness is by encouraging your child to consistently wash their hands throughout the day. Please ensure your child is thoroughly washing their hands, before and after their school day. Hand washing is one of the most important proactive measures we can take to limit contamination and the spreading of germs.

  3. Stay hydrated! If your child has been vomiting or has diarrhea, they are losing a lot of fluid. Water not only helps them to stay hydrated, but it also helps to “flush” the virus out. 

  4. Cover your cough! It is also important that children cover their cough and/or sneeze.

  5. For more information about the flu, please review the link from KidsHealth: https://www.kidshealth.org.nz/flu-influenza

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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