Nurse's Corner

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     Welcome to the Nurses Corner 

    with Nurse Eves

    The Nys DOH has released a tool kit with flowsheets to help guide parents on school attendence in relation to COVID19 to view the entire tool kit please refer to this link :

     https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2020/10/prek-gr12_toolkit.pdf

     

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    If a student  out due to a symptom of  COVID , as identified by the DOH as:

    • Temp of  100 degrees

    • Feverish or chills

    • Cough

    • Loss of taste or smell

    • Fatigue

    • Sore throat

    • Shortness of breath /trouble breathing

    • Nausea Vomiting or Diarrhea

    • Muscle pain or body aches

    • Headaches

    • Runny nose and congestion

     

    Per the guidance from the local and state Department of Health  students exhibiting even one symptom of COVID 19  will need medical clearance to return to school.  If your MD performs a COVID test , your child must remain home until the test is resulted and you must provide a copy of the test result to the health office. If your student is out for a reason other than one of the symptoms above please send a note outlining there reason for absence.  Please reach out with any questions.  Thank you so much for your cooperation in keeping the Vail Farm community safe and healthy.

     

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    Some general health reminders:

    • Wash your hands often at home and school so you don't pass along or pick up any "bugs" that could make you sick
    • Cover your coughs- no one wants to get your cold
    • Drink  lots of water during the school day
    • Get lots of rest so you can learn and play at school

     

     

     

     

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    Contact me- Lynn Eves BSN RN  
    email- leves@acsdny.org 
    or call: 845.227.6028
    Health office fax # 845-350-4163

Scrub Club

  • Become a member of the Scrub Club and beat those nasty germs.
    Scrub club
    The Scrub Club® program is the first of its kind – a fun, interactive and educational Web site that teaches children the proper way to wash their hands.
    Go to www.scrubclub.org to learn more.

Heads Up: Concussions

  • The following is a CDC video on What is a Concussion
    Click on the YouTube icon to view a larger version.
    Click on the Concussions link on the left, for more information about concussions.

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Sesame Street Autism Website

  • Sesame Workshop created Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children, a nationwide initiative. 

    Click to view the Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children website

    Developed with input from parents, people who serve the autism community, and people with autism, See Amazing in All Children offers families ways to overcome common challenges and simplify everyday activities.

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Do you have the flu?

  • CDC video on How to Know if You Have the Flu: Flu Symptoms

    Click on the YouTube icon to view a larger version.
    Click on the Cold and Flu link on the left for more information on colds & flu.

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