Does your child have a fever (100º F or 37. 7ºC)? If you don’t have a thermometer, feel your child’s skin with your hand. If it is much warmer than usual your child probably has a fever.
Does your child have a sore throat,
cough, body aches, vomiting, or diarrhea?
If I operate a day care center, where can I get information about H1N1 prevention?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides a
day care center operators on their Web site.
Guidelines for Schools from the CDC
"The decision to dismiss students should be made locally and should balance the goal of reducing the number of people who become seriously ill or die from influenza with the goal of minimizing social disruption and safety risks to children sometimes associated with school dismissal. Based on the experience and knowledge gained in jurisdictions that had large outbreaks in spring 2009, the potential benefits of preemptively dismissing students from school are often outweighed by negative consequences, including students being left home alone, health workers missing shifts when they must stay home with their children, students missing meals, and interruption of students’ education.
Education Week: Swine Flu and Schools