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Cold and Flu Season Reminders
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Monday, February 05, 2018

Cold and Flu Season Reminders


***Please read over these reminders and tips for staying healthy during cold and flu season***


  • Sick students stay home

    • ***** Fever free for 24 hours is the LCS policy *****

    • We are having an issue with parents sending their sick child to school.

    • Students who have a fever, feel nauseated, are vomiting, or have diarrhea should stay home.

    • Don’t come back too soon.  Please make sure your child is ready to come back to school.

  • Promoting hand washing

    • Washing hands often will protect students from getting infected by and spreading bacteria and viruses.

  • Important times to wash hands:

    • after using the bathroom

    • before eating lunch or snacks

    • after outdoor activities

    • when hands get dirty from classroom activities


  • Teaching and modeling hygienic coughing, sneezing, and nose-blowing

    • Respiratory infections can spread from student to student in airborne droplets from coughs and sneezes.

    • Please model how to cough or sneeze into a tissue or an elbow — not into hands.

    • Nose-blowing can also spread germs  

    • Make sure students are blowing their nose and throwing the tissue in trash immediately.

  • Clean and Wash!

    • Parents please take the time to clean / wash / wipedown items like:

      • Jackets

      • Backpacks

      • Shoes

      • Binders

      • Lunchboxes

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