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The Flu a Guide for Parents

There have been several students in our district that have tested positive for influenza. It is a very contagious infection and we want you to be aware of the ways to prevent the spread of it and when to keep your child home if they become sick. It is school district #381 policy that a student should be kept home if they have a fever over 100 degrees and should remain home until they are fever free (without the use of medications) for 24 hours. It is not too late to receive an influenza vaccine from your primary health care provider. I have attached a parent information sheet about the flu. Please call me if you have any questions or concerns.

Habido varios estudiantes en nuestro distrito escolar que han tenido resultados positivos de la influenza. Es una infección muy contagiosa y queremos que estén conscientes de las formas para prevenir que se propague y cuando debe quedarse su hijo/a en casa si se enferman. Es la norma del distrito escolar #381 que un estudiante debe de quedarse en casa si tienen fiebre más de 100 grados y mantenerse en casa hasta que no tengan fiebre ( sin el uso de medicina) por 24 horas. No es tarde aún para recibir la vacuna antiinfluenza de su doctor. Adjunto esta información para el padre sobre la gripe. Por Favor hableme si tiene alguna pregunta o preocupación.  Si tienen preguntas en espanol favor de contactarse con Maria Palacios al 226-2391226-2391











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