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LCSD Health Services

CONTACT        
                         
Sandy Koch, RN BSN
Elementary School Nurse
P:  (607) 533-3020 Ext. 1113

F:  (607) 533-4829

Kelly Bell, RN BSN
Elementary School Nurse
P:  (607) 533-3020 Ext. 1113
F:  (607) 533-4829

Diane Marabella, RN BSN
Middle School Nurse
P:  (607) 533-3020 Ext. 2140

F:  (607) 533-4851

Tracie Larkin RN
High School Nurse

P:  (607) 533-3020 Ext. 3111
F:  (607) 533-3546

Every student and staff member will need to do daily health checks....

All students and staff will be required to have a daily health check/temperature screen each school day. Student or staff member with a fever of 100°F or greater or symptoms of possible COVID-19 virus infection should not be present in school and must stay home.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) keep an up to date list of symptoms of Coronavirus on its website. This list is not all inclusive as some individuals may display other symptoms or none at all.

CDC symptom webpage:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html

As of 7/13/2020, the following are listed as the most common symptoms of COVID-19:
• Fever or chills (100°F or greater)
• Cough
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Fatigue
• Muscle or body aches
• Headache
• New loss of taste or smell
• Sore throat
• Congestion or runny nose
• Nausea or vomiting
• Diarrhea 

Any child presenting to the school nurse with any of the above possible covid symptoms will be sent home. 


Suspected COVID 19 Exclusion/Return to School Form:
This information sheet is sent home with students who present to the health office with COVID 19 Symptoms

Return to School
After Illness Schools must follow CDC guidance for allowing a student or staff member to return to school after exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19.
 
The information pertains to anyone staying home for an illness and anyone
 sent home by the school.

To return to school after a COVID like illness students and staff must have at a minimum the following three: 

1. Documentation of evaluation and clearance to return to school/work by a healthcare provider 
2. Negative COVID-19 testing  and
3. Fever free for 24 hours without the fever reducing medicaiton and improvement of symptoms


 

*If COVID -19 positive, a release from isolation as required by DOH must be received by the school prior to the student returning.
 

If/when the NYSDOH changes/updates the guidelines, that information will be posted and followed. 


 

 

HANDWASHING VIDEOS 

Below are 2 cute videos to reinforce proper handwashing with children and one for older students.....


Younger students:
https://youtu.be/kHPQrYthn6M
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJG72sycQB8&feature=youtu.be

Older Students:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpXh2XHwMmE&feature=youtu.be


COVID19-CORONAVIRUS

This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance. Please see our COVID 19 School Resources page for more information.