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Pertussis and the flu are making their way around Lincoln and its surrounding areas. We wanted to provide you with some resources to help you learn what these illnesses are and how you can protect yourself and your family. Please click on the language and document that you would like to reveiw.

The Flu:
   Advice for Parents  
English  Spanish
   The Flu and You    English  Spanish
   What to do             English  Spanish
   H1N1                    Letter from California Department of Health
   Other resources:    http://www.pkids.org/diseases/influenza.html
                                http://www.cdc.gov/flu/index.htm

Pertussis: English  Spanish
   Other resources: http://www.pkids.org/diseases/pertussis.html
                             http://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/about/index.html

If your child shows any of the signs and symptoms in the above handouts regarding the flu or pertussis, please contact your family physician. If your child has been diagnosed with pertussis please contact the school. You child may return only after they have been on antibiotics for 5 days.

Please remember that students with fevers may not return to school without being fever free without medication for at least 24 hours.

Thank you for taking the time to ensure you and your family stay healthy during this flu season.