Nurse's Notes

Health Notes from Your School Nurse

Welcome to "Nurse's' Notes". My name is Mitzi Turgeon, RN and I will be the health resource at the following schools:

Dublin Consolidated School (603-563-8332)

Hancock Elementary (603-525-3303)

Temple Elementary (603-878-1955)

Use this site for important dates, helpful information and health news.

Hillsboro County Lion's Club Vision Screening will be coming to TES March 29th, 2018.

Monadnock Healthy Teeth to Toes will be at HES April 10-12th.

Rotary Club - Sneakers for 2nd graders at DCS & HES will be coming in April 2018 with permission slips due March 13th, 2018.

As the weather is cold-please send your child to school with appropriate outdoor clothing and footwear including snow pants & boots, while snow is on the ground.

Illness/Absences: Please contact the school office in the morning if your child is absent and notify them why they are absent. The school district is closely monitoring signs & symptoms of influenza and tracking absences related to this.

Flu Reminders: As we are in Flu season, please keep your child home if they have the following : Fever of 100 or greater with signs or symptoms of illness ie diarrhea, vomiting, sore throat, coughing or a rash. Students need to be fever free without medication for 24 hours before returning to school.

Ways to Prevent the Flu: Handwashing throughly and frequently.

Do not share cups and eating utensils.

Stay home from work and school when you are ill.

Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your elbow when you cough or sneeze.

How do you treat the Flu?

Stay home from school.

Drink lots of liquids.

Get plenty of sleep and rest.

Call your Dr. for advise if symptoms are not improving in 1-2 days.

Health Office contact information:

Mitzi Turgeon, BSN, RN

Dublin Consolidated School: (603) 563-8332

Hancock Elementary School: (603) 525-3303

Temple Elementary School: (603) 878-1955