A note from the District Nurses...

  • Coronavirus Information

    Coronavirus is a very common respiratory illness that can be seen throughout the entire year but is more common in the fall and winter months.  This virus has been around since the 1960’s. The illness that is making the headlines is a new form of this virus called 2019-CoV.  The signs and symptoms are the same as the Common Coronavirus.  To avoid getting this or any other virus, follow good hygiene etiquette.

    Signs and Symptoms of Coronavirus and other Respiratory Viruses

    • Runny nose
    • Headache
    • Cough
    • Sore throat
    • Fever
    • Not feeling well
    • Shortness of breath, especially when at rest

    How to prevent the spread of viruses

    • Frequently wash your hands with soap and water 
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
    • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
    • Cough or sneeze into your elbow/cover your mouth and nose with a tissue and then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands
    • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces as needed
    • Stay home if you are sick and leave home only for essential needs
    • Before returning to school or work, you should be fever-free (temperature under 100 degrees for at least 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medication such as Tylenol or Ibuprofen) 

    For additional information, please see the CDC link below:

    https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/sick-with-2019-nCoV-fact-sheet.pdf

    Judy Akin & Tammy Voss

    District Nurses

Contact Us

  • Judy Akin, School Nurse

    akinj@marshfieldschools.org

    715.384.4747 x2109

     

    Tammy Voss, School Nurse

    vosst@marshfieldschools.org

    715.384.4747 x2109