As you know the flu is widespread and potentially very
dangerous. Here are a few reminders for you to help get through this flu
If your child has or has had a fever, please do
not send him/her to school unless he/she has been fever free for 24 hours
without fever reducing medication. This puts other students as well as teachers
at risk for contracting the flu.
Encourage your children to wash their hands at
every opportunity at school and home. Classrooms have hand sanitizer to use
between hand washing with soap and water.
Students should not eat or drink after each
Please practice good respiratory etiquette with
your children: cover coughs, use the sleeve…not hands. Dispose of tissues in
Please do not send your child to school if you
suspect your child has the flu; please keep him/her at home until it is
confirmed by a doctor.
Schools are being proactive by emphasizing good hand
washing, respiratory etiquette, disinfecting and cleaning surfaces frequently.