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    We have a school nurse at Stevens once a week on either Tuesday or Wednesday. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your student’s health at school please contact her.

    Meg Watson, BSN RN NCSN
    Phone: 206-252-3407
    Fax: 206-743-3124



    Stevens has an increased number of sick students. Here is some important information about the Flu from the CDC. Please help staff and students here at school keep well by  keeping your student home if they are not looking or feeling well. Provide lots of rest, water and most importantly handwashing.

    Keep your student home for at least 24 hours after fever is gone. Fever should be absent without the use of fever-reducing medicine.

    Flu Symptoms

    Influenza (also known as flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Flu is different from a cold. Flu usually comes on suddenly. People who are sick with flu often feel some or all of these symptoms:

    • Fever* or feeling feverish/chills
    • Cough
    • Sore throat
    • Runny or stuffy nose
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headaches
    • Fatigue (tiredness)
    • Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than adults.

    *It’s important to note that not everyone with flu will have a fever.

    Cold vs Flu? Find out more here

    Influenza A cases increasing at Stevens and in Seattle

    Get your Flu Shot!
    Influenza spreads readily from person to person in schools, workplaces and homes. Everyone 6 months of age and older should get an annual flu vaccine to prevent sickness, healthcare visits, hospitalizations, and deaths from influenza.  It is not too late to get vaccinated.

    Do your part to keep yourself, your family and your community healthy!