Health news from 2012-13
View the seasonal flu guide from the New York
State Department of Health
October 5, 2012
- Flu season is right around the corner. View "Seasonal Flu: A
Guide for Parents" to learn about flu symptoms, prevention and more.
View Seasonal Flu: A
Guide for Parents (PDF)
Be aware: Check your child for Chickenpox
October 4, 2012
- Your child may have been exposed to Chickenpox (varicella
zoster) at school. Please watch your child for the following symptoms.
If your child has the symptoms below, please call your child’s
healthcare provider for guidance.
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Health news from 2011-12
student treated for pertussis:
View a letter from the Department of Health
January 4, 2011 - A student in
Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School has been treated for confirmed
pertussis (whooping cough). Antibiotics given early in the infection may
reduce symptoms and does shorten the period of communicability.
View the flu season letter from the Department of
August 4, 2011 - The
2011 flu season is on its way. View a letter containing relevant news
and recommendations about the flu season from the Orange County
Department of Health and the Orange County Medical Society.