Southeast Polk Parents & Guardians,

We have seen an uptick of confirmed cases of Influenza reported in our schools. Please observe your student for the following symptoms:

  • Fever (Temp over 100.5) or feeling feverish/chills
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue (very tired)
  • Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than adults.

Please refer to the CDC website at http://www.cdc.gov/flu/keyfacts.htm for additional information on Influenza.

If your student is exhibiting the above symptoms please take them to the physician for a diagnosis and plan of care for the student.

Additional Resources:
Flu Guide for Parents