Welcome to the Tinton Falls Middle School Nurse's OfficeTips for Preventing the Spread of Flu1. Keep your child home from school or daycare when he or she is sick.2. Allow your child to return to school only when fever-free for at least 24 hours (nolonger having a fever without the use of fever-reducing medicines).3. Cover your cough. Cough into your upper sleeve or into a tissue and discardproperly.4. Properly dispose of used tissues and other soiled items, and wash your handsafter doing so.5. Wash hands frequently and regularly, or use hand sanitizers when water is notreadily available.6. Regularly clean and disinfect areas and items likely to have frequent handcontact.7. Contact your healthcare provider when your child or other family member issick with the flu symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose,headache and body aches).8. If you are not able to stay home with your child, plan ahead for how he or she willbe taken care of when sick at home or if school is closed.
Last Modified on April 1, 2019