What's Going Around
Symptoms seen January 13th-17th
-Influenza- Shawanoe has started to have reports of positive influenza tests/diagnosis by doctors over past 2 weeks. Symptoms of influenza are headache, bodyaches, high fevers, congestion, cough and fatigue. If your child is diagnosed with influenza or has these symptoms they must stay home 5 days from onset of symptoms or until fever free for 24 hours whichever is longer.
- some cases of strep throat have been reported
- some vomiting/diarrhea illness
-Cold Symptoms/ Allergy Symptoms
-Lice- lice is always present in approximately 1% of the US population, we have had occasional cases being reported at Shawanoe since August, please see district health services webpage here for district lice policies.