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    Our WCS FLU clinic

    is scheduled for


    10/19/2020

    from 9am-11am

    AT WHITESVILLE SCHOOL


     Forms need to be filled out and returned to the school nurse before the clinic
    (If you need a new Form, download & print HERE)
     
    Your insurance card information, if you can make copy that would be great
     
    Anyone can receive the flu shot as long as you have informed consent by a parent

     Any questions please call Joan Cobb RN Whitesville School Nurse at 607-356-3301 X230




     

    • --NOVEL Coronavirus--
    • **Transmission in the past has occurred via respiratory droplets
      from coughs or sneezes from an infected individual**

      PREVENTION:
      The New York State Department of Health recommends the following ways to minimize the spread of the respiratory viruses, including the New
      Coronavirus….

       
      • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.

      • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

      • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

      • Stay home when you are sick.

      • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue, or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing. If you use a tissue, throw it in the trash when done.

      • Routinely clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

      • CDC recommends that travelers avoid all travel to China.
    •  Visit the CDC's site for more information!

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    • WHAT IS THE FLU/INFLUENZA?
      The flu is an illness caused by flu viruses. The flu may make people cough and have a sore throat and fever. They may also have a runny nose or stuffy nose, feel tired, body aches and just don’t feel well at all. The flu happens every year and is more common in the fall and winter. People from all ages can get the flu!
    • HOW DOES THE FLU SPREAD?
      People who have the flu can spread the virus by coughing or sneezing. Droplets released when a sick person coughs and sneezes, or talks can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby. People may also catch the flu by touching their mouth or nose after touching something with the virus on it, such as doorknobs, tables and an infected person’s dirty hand.
    • HOW CAN I PREVENT THE FLU?
      Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or your arm when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash right after you use it.
      Wash your hands often with soap and water, use hand sanitizer often.
      DO NOT tough your eyes, nose or mouth because the germs are spread this waY.
    • WHAT CAN I DO TO PROTECT MYSELF?
      Get vaccination, stay away from people who are sick. Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer, DO NOT TOUCH YOUR FACE!

    • SIGNS OF THE FLU MIGHT INCLUDE:

      FEVER
      COUGH, SORE THROAT
      RUNNY OR STUFFY NOSE
      FEELING WEAK OR MORE TIRED THAN USUAL
      HEADACHE
      CHILLS/BODY ACHES
      LESS COMMON ARE VOMITING/DIARRHEA

  • I need to stay home if


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Helpful Resources

  • Joan Cobb, RN
    PK-12 School Nurse
    607-356-3301  ext. 230
    607-356-3529 (fax)
    jcobb@whitesvillesd.org