Flu Season is upon us!
Please follow this handy chart to help determine whether your child has a cold or the flu:
Is it the Cold or the Flu?
|Fever||Rare||Usual, high(100 -102) lasts 3-4 days|
|General Aches & Pains||Slight||Usual, often severe|
|Fatigue, Weakness||Sometimes||Usual, can last 2-3 weeks|
|Extreme Exhaustion||Never||Usual. at the beginning of illness|
|Chest Discomfort, Cough||Mild to Moderate, hacking cough||Common, can be severe|
Please note we do not stock cough medicine or decongestants in the Health Office. If you anticipate that your child will need cough drops during the school day, please send in a bag of cough drops with a note from a parent.
Facts about Seasonal Influenza
Hand Foot Mouth Disease Fact Sheet
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