Mary Jo Feely LSN, School Nurse ~ 651-604-3555
Health Office ~ 651-604-3531
Health Office Fax ~ 651-604-3779
We are seeing a recent increase in the number of students with influenza-like illness. Influenza is a contagious respiratory infection and is not the same as the “stomach flu”. Influenza is caused by a virus and can be prevented by an immunization. Everyone older than 6 months of age should get flu vaccine this year, even if you got seasonal flu or H1N1 vaccine last.
Influenza symptoms include:
What to do:
For more information: Minnesota Department of Health Flu Basics
Source Minnesota Dept of Health Nov. 2010
While it is important that the school have current health and emergency information on file for each student, it is essential that you inform the Health Office if your child has any of the following health conditions:
• A sthma
• B ee sting allergy
• C ardiac condition
• D iabetes
• E pilepsy
• F ood allergies
• G luten-Free diet
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