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    Our Students, Staff and Parent's health/safety are of the highest priority to us. To help combat the spread of COVID-19 the SCSD #1 Board announced that all SCSD #1 Buildings will be closed to students through April 17, 2020. Distance learning will begin on April 6, 2020. We will provide more information in the days to come. Please stay safe.

    • Alert:

      Our Students, Staff and Parent's health/safety are of the highest priority to us. To help combat the spread of COVID-19 the SCSD #1 Board announced that all SCSD #1 Buildings will be closed to students through April 17, 2020. Distance learning will begin on April 6, 2020. We will provide more information in the days to come. Please stay safe.

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    What To Do if You Are Sick (from CDC)

    This is a great resource from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with excellent guidance on "What to do if you are sick".  There is a "Self Checker" tab that you can click on that will guide you through the process step by step with questions about how you are feeling.

    https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html

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    Our local hospital also has a dedicated webpage to assist you more on a local level as well as numbers to call if you or your children have symptoms of COVID-19.

    https://www.sheridanhospital.org/community/coronavirus/

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    This is an all encompassing website put together to get your information in one place.

    https://www.coronavirus.gov/

     


    When To Keep Your Child Home From School

    Fever (100.4* or above)                                                             

    Yes - Must be fever free for 24 hours without fever-reducing medication such as Tylenol or Ibuprofen before returning to school.
    Cough Yes, if:
     - Difficulty breathing
     - Wheezing that has not been assessed previously by PCP
     - Cyanosis (blue in color)
     - Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
    "Flu-Like" Symptoms
     - Temperature 100.4* or above 
     - Body Aches
     - Fatigue
     - Shortness of Breath
     - Cough
     - Sore Throat
     - Vomiting
    Yes, if:
     - Confirmed diagnosis by PCP
     - Fever over 100.4*
     - Child cannot participate in all school activities
    Diarrhea

    Yes, if:
     - Stool watery/increased frequency
     - More than 2 episodes in a 24-hour period
     - Last episode has been less than 24-hours prior

    Vomiting/Nausea Yes, if:
     - Not related to activity
     - Not self-induced
     - Recent head injury
     - Fever 100.4* or above
     - More than 2 episodes in a 24-hour period
     - Severe abdominal pain
     
    Mild Upper Respiratory Symptoms
    (Runny nose, sneezing, mild cough)
    Yes, if:
     - Accompanied by a fever of 100.4* or above
     - Unable to participate in all school activities
    Rash Yes, if:
     - Fever of 100.4* or above
     - Has open sores or weeping
     - Spreading rapidly
     
    Earache Yes, if:
     - Fever of 100.4* or above
     - Unable to participate in all school activities
     
    Swollen Lymph Nodes Yes, if:
     - Fever of 100.4* or above
     - Difficulty breathing and or swallowing
     - Red, warm and/or tender
     
    Sore Throat (pharyngitis) Yes, if:
     - Fever of 100.4* or above
     - Unable to swallow or drooling
     
    Concussion Yes, if:
     - As ordered by PCP
     - Unable to participate in all school activities
     
    Conjunctivitis
    -Bacterial
    -Viral
    -Allergic
    Yes, if:
     - Fever of 100.4* or above
     - Behavioral changes
     - Excessive exudate
     
    Fifth's Disease No:
    No longer contagious once rash appears
     
    Influenza Yes, if:
     - Fever of 100.4* or above
     - Unable to participate in all school activities
     
    Hand Foot and Mouth Yes, if:
     - Open sores
     - Drooling
     - Unable to participate in all school activities
     
    Head Lice Yes, if:
     - Untreated live lice
     

    ***Download complete Protocols for School Exclusion