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The purpose of this area is to provide students, parents, staff and community members with information to support healthy living in our school community.
What is the flu?
How do you fight the flu?
Cover your Cough
Wash your hands with soap
Got your flu shot?
Flu Clinics Press Release
Other Communicable Diseases: the following are communicable diseases that schools and parents may want to be aware of and have knowledge about.
Guidelines for Communicable Diseases
The following information is provided to assist in making decisions regarding the control of communicable diseases. It is not intended for the purposes of making diagnoses. Please refer to disease-specific information sheets for more information.
Fifth Disease (Erthyma Infectiosum)
What is Fifth Disease? What signs and symptoms can you have?
How does a person get Fifth Disease? How do
you treat Fifth Disease? Fifth Disease and Pregnancy?
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (Vesicular Stomatitis)
What is Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease? What signs and symptoms can you have? How does a child get Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease? How do you treat Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease?
Head Lice (Pediculosis)
Information on what head lice is, how to prevent getting it, and how to treat it.
Measles (Red Measles, Rubeola)
What are Measles? What signs and symptoms can you have? How is Measles spread?....
Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Information related to Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
What is Pinkeye? What signs and symptoms can you have? How does a person get Pinkeye? How do you treat Pinkeye?
Online Health Advice
Fight the Flu (Canada: Saskatchewan)
Information on Influenza for Schools and Parents
Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region
: Tips on personal preparedness and a family checklist for pandemic influenza.
: Five-minute video on proper cough and sneeze etiquette.
Government of Canada
: Information from Government of Canada departments and agencies on pandemic, avian and seasonal influenza.
: Information on avian flu and animal health - Canadian Food Inspection Agency
: Saskatchewan's plans include coordination of efforts locally, regionally, provincially and nationally.