Influenza information from our nurse

Please see attachment from the Iowa Department of Public Health regarding Influenza.

Influenza Fact Sheet Gen Pub

Ways to protect yourself and students from getting the Flu:

  • Wash your hands before and after eating – make sure your eating space is clean.
  • Wash hands after using keyboards, copy machine – hand sanitizer available in the work room
  • Computer Lab:  Hand sanitizer is available for staff and students before using computers
  • Use paper towel to turn off facets
  • Keep hands away from face – eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing / sneezing
  • Separate student desks if possible
  • Stay home from school when ill: If your child is sick, they need to be vomit free and fever free (without medication) for 24 hours before they return to school.
  • Get vaccinated

See Fact Sheet for more information and review above tips with your students.  Please contact me if you have any questions / concerns.

If your child is sick, call 515-242-8412 or email

-Nurse Seda

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