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Message from Nurse Bonnie

 

When Should Your Child Stay Home?

* Fever over 100.0 degrees 

* Vomiting or Diarrhea

* Open Sore that is draining

 

When Should I Send My Child To School After Being Sick?

*No fever for past 24 hours

*Has not used fever reducing medications for 24 hours

*No vomiting or diarrhea for past 24 hours

 

What is the Influenza (Flu)?

  • A respiratory disease caused by a virus that attacks the nose, throat, and lungs. 

 

What is NOT Influenza (Flu)?

  • It is not the same as the “stomach flu”

 

More information regarding Influenza (Flu) on the links below.

https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/flu/basics/flufacts.html

 

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/symptoms/index.html

 

Please feel free to contact me at any time with your child's health concerns.

507-537-6962