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Tips on Student Illness During Flu Season

It's common sense that students learn better when they are healthy and well rested. During flu season in particular, keeping apprised of accurate information can help families develop good habits for keeping germs at bay. Here are two documents we hope you find useful:
"The Flu: A Guide for Parents" published by the CDC
"Guidelines for Keeping a Sick Child Home" adapted from the NASN


Coxsackie Virus Information
Coxsackie Virus Information. -see files below

Rutgers University Meningococcal Disease Information
The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH), local health officials, and Rutgers Student Health are investigating two cases of meningococcal disease associated with Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Meningococcal disease is an infection caused by the organism Neisseria meningitdis.

Please see the File below for more information.

Pertussis Cases in Monmouth County Report see file below

Influenza Information for Parents
Please see the file below to learn more about influenza. provided by the CDC.

Head Lice Prevention and Control

National Association of School Nurses Provides “Don’t Be Bugged by Head Lice” Information – News media have recently reported the rise of treatment-resistant head lice. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides evidence-based resources for many health issues, including head lice. In addition, the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) has partnered with the pharmaceutical company, Sanofi Pasteur on the educational initiative Headfirst Lice Lessons to help school nurses and parents deal with head lice. For more information, go to the CDC’s Head Lice Prevention and Control web page and the NASN’s online Head Lice Resources page.

Sports-Related Eye Injury Fact Sheet
Sports-Related Eye Injuries Fact Sheet

Files

a_flu_guide_for_parents.pdf
Influenza Information for Parents

Allergy Action Plan.pdf
FARE Allergy & Anaphylaxis Care Plan

Asthma-Treatment-Plan-STUDENT-MAY-2017[1].pdf
Asthma Treatment Plan

Coxsackie virus in New Jersey.pdf
Coxsackie Virus Information

Designee Form0001.pdf
Emergency allergy designee form

HEALTH00.pdf
Health History Form - Elementary Schools Only

IMMUN000.pdf
Immunization Form - Elementary Schools Only

Medication authorization[1]byrd.doc
Medication Authorization Byrd School

Medication authorization[1]central.doc
Medication Authorization for Central School

Meningococcal_Disease_Rutgers_Fact_Sheet_05 03 2016 106426.pdf
Rutgers University Meningococcal Disease Information

PHEXAM00.pdf
Physical Examination Form - Elementary Schools Only

Public Health Advisory 2015 Pertussis Case Investigations Monmouth County.txt

Links

Allergy Asthma Network
Asthma Information
Celiac Central
Choose My Plate
Food Allergy Information
HealthyBergen.org
NJ Parent Link

Web Pages