Welcome to Readington Middle School Health Office
Hunterdon HealthCare COVID-19 Hotline. (908)788-6440 8am-8pm 7 days a week
Additional COVID-19 Pandemic Resources :
Please refer to the above webites for the most up to date information regarding COVID-19
There are simple things you can do to keep yourself healthy and avoid germs:
Wash your hands for 20 seconds with water and soap (it doesn't need to be anti-bacterial). Use friction , rub the hands together and don't forget the backs of your hands and wrists! Washing is especially important after blowing your nose, coughing, sneezing , going to the bathroom, touching animals, touching a potentially contaminated surface or handling food.
Avoid touching your face,eyes,nose, mouth and hair with unwashed hands.
Cover your coughs and sneezes preferably with a tissue or your elbow if need be, NOT your hands. Turn your head away from others when sneezing.
Keep that social distance 6 feet if you can.
When to keep your child home for illness
Students who have a temperature of 100F or greater must remain home until " fever free" for 24 hours without fever reducing medicine like (Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen).
Students who have experienced vomiting and/or diarrhea must be free of those complaints for 24 hours before returning to school.
When your child is staying home please call:: Attendance Line (908)534-3831
-leave your child's name, grade, and the nature of the illness.
Resources for students and families
Materials for Children Regarding COVID-19
What is COVID and how to prevent it (video) How to Prevent COVID Brainpop COVID CDC Video on COVID Not only is it important to share accurate information, but the way we share information is important. NASN and the National Association of School Psychologists created the document, Talking with Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource, available on our Resource page in several languages. Below are additional tips and videos for how to talk with youth about COVID-19.
Video from State of Kentucky
Video from Child Mind Institute