We have been hearing a lot about Norovirus in the news lately. Several schools in the Chicagoland area have closed recently because of the unusually high number of cases having being reported in their school. While District 35 has seen several students with signs and symptoms of stomach flu, the amount of reported cases has not been alarming. Nevertheless, “Norovirus 101” would be beneficial for all to review to help prevent the spread of norovirus.
On September 1, 2016, Illinois’ new concussion law went into effect. This legislation focuses on the required concussion management at the elementary, junior high, and high school levels.
We have provided “Concussion Takeaways”
Uh-oh, it’s that sniffly & coughing time of year again… Is it just a cold? Is it the dreaded flu? Here are some tips to help you tell the difference and how to make you feel better: Differences Between Cold and Flu
Illinois approved a new Youth Sports Concussion Safety Act, Public Act 099-245. Within the legislation, schools are required to implement new requirements for training and response should a student be diagnosed with a concussion. Visit our Health Topics section on Concussions to learn more and see the District 35 resources.
Hi Parents! Here are some important guidelines to consider when you hear those words, “I don’t feel well; I can’t go to school today:”
When To Keep Your Child Home