H1N1 virus

Please review this document for your reference as the recommendations regarding H1N1 virus by the CDC have changed. Please remember any child that has a fever of 100 degrees or more should be sent home immediately according to our school policy. Although, if you do have a student that is sent home with fever AND … Read more

Immunization

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PARENTS/GUARDIANS Do the Immunization Requirements for the 2016-17 school year affect your child? Please read the requirements carefully.  This will affect MANY STUDENTS in our school.  Contact your County Health Department or your primary care physician for the required immunizations.   Appointments will need to be made, so it is very important to … Read more

MRSA infections

Ashdown School District From the office of the School Nurse 09/08/08 Questions and Answers about STAPH Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Schools What type of infections does MRSA cause?• In the community most MRSA infections are skin infections that may appear as pustules or boils which often are red, swollen, painful, or have pus or … Read more