Several flu cases have been confirmed at RISD this week. Symptoms of flu may include fever, cough, runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, body aches, tiredness, and/or headache. Flu is highly contagious. Be sure to remind your children to cover their cough and sneeze, wash hands after using the restroom or before eating, and avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth.
**Please ensure that your child stays home from school if he or she has a fever. Your child should not return to school until fever-free for 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medications.**
If you have any concerns about your child's health, don't hesitate to make an appointment with your child's primary healthcare provider.
Thank you for assisting RISD in keeping our students healthy and safe!