Nationwide and in some HCPSS schools, staff are seeing a large number of students with gastrointestinal and/or flu-like symptoms. HCPSS is monitoring the situation closely and working to ensure the health and safety of all students and staff. Please review the following recommendations if your child becomes ill, and contact your child’s doctor if he or she experiences any symptoms.
Symptoms: Nausea, Vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps
Helpful Tips to Avoid GI Viral Illnesses
Symptoms: Cough, fever, headache, chills, sore throat, fatigue, body aches, possibly diarrhea, and vomiting
Helpful Tips to Avoid Flu and Flu-Like Illnesses
Frequently sanitize all non-porous, frequently touched surfaces with an appropriate disinfectant. This includes doorknobs, light switches, desktops, tables, counters, computer keyboards, bathroom handles and fixtures, etc.