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Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Dear Parents,
With the flu season upon us, please inform the school if your child is sick with the flu. Please also make sure to read below  the recommendations of the Issaquah Public School district, and the King County Department of Health.  At FISW, we are reminding your children to wash thoroughly their hands throughout the day, to drink water, and to dispose of their tissues to protect all the students, teachers and staff.

Issaquah School District Information
Cold and Flu Season- Prevention and When to Keep Your Child Home from School

Influenza is severe this year and it's important to protect yourself and others from becoming ill. If your child is sick, please keep them at home.  If you're not sure if your child has the flu, ask these questions: Does your child have a fever? Do they also have other symptoms such as a cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills, diarrhea, or vomiting? If the answer is YES to both, your child may have the flu and should stay home. The best way to protect your family is to ensure that everyone has a flu shot annually and to make sure to wash hands thoroughly, drink plenty of fluids, get plenty of rest, and stay home when ill. For more details, please read the Flu Guidelines for Parents, review the handwashing poster with your child, and  Please visit our family health page.

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