SEASONAL HEALTH UPDATE
Cold and Flu season will be here before we know it. Most doctors offices have the 2018-2019 flu vaccine in stock. Below is a link to the CDC webpage on updated information regarding the upcoming 2018-2019 flu season and the flu vaccine.
Please remember to keep your children home if they have a fever or their symptoms will prevent them from having a productive day at school. Please use this link Is it a Cold or the Flu? to educate yourself on the symptoms of a cold virus vs the flu. Do not hesitate to have your child seen by their pediatrician if you are concerned about their symptoms.
Encourage good handwashing!!! Handwashing is the number one way to prevent illness. Your child should be washing their hands before eating, after using the bathroom, when visibly soiled, and when getting home from school! Make is a routine and before you know it, you won't even have to ask anymore! Here is a link to information about handwashing When should I wash my hands?
As a reminder, if your child will be late or absent from school, please call the absence line to let me know!