Influenza is still going around. Here are some important facts.
Signs and Symptoms Abrupt onset of fever, headache, muscle aches, cough, sore throat, and malaise; some people have vomiting and diarrhea.
Infectious Agent Influenza virus Mode of Spread Influenza is spread from person-to-person, primarily by respiratory tract droplets created by coughing or sneezing. Contact with respiratory tract droplet-contaminated surfaces is another possible mode of transmission. Incubation Period Usually 1 to 4 days, with an average of 2 days Period of Communicability One day before symptoms develop and up to seven days after onset of symptoms.
March is National Nutrition Month.
Remember to eat a healthy diet, get plenty of exercise and plenty of rest.
Don’t forget Parent/teacher conferences Thursday, March 16th.
Spring break for students begins March 16th. Have a safe and enjoyable break.