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.