Health Announcements & Bulletins
Health Announcements & Bulletins

HEALTH ALERT 1/31/17

1/31/17 Influenza Health Alert
Influenza Health Alert BDUSD is seeing an increasing number of students and staff ill with influenza (flu) like symptoms. Common symptoms seen in students include body and head aches, chills, sore throat, fever, cough, weakness, and dizziness. Per Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines health care providers are not necessarily testing patients who have influenza (flu) like symptoms unless they are severely ill or at risk of complications. Though individual health information is confidential there have been reported cases of Influenza A virus in the Beaver Dam community and the school district. Primary prevention measures include staying home when you are ill with influenza (flu) like symptoms (fever, cough, chills, body aches, sore throat), frequent hand washing and/or use of an alcohol based hand sanitizer, covering coughs and sneezes, and immunization. PARENTS PLEASE KEEP YOUR ILL CHILDREN HOME FROM SCHOOL.
  • Beaver Dam Unified School District
  • 705 McKinley Street Beaver Dam, WI 53916
  • Phone: 920 885-7300