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NEMS Nurse’s Corner

Carol AddingtonHealth Information

Welcome to the health information site for Norton City Schools.  From this site, you will be able to access health forms, as well as health alerts.  As the school nurse, I strive to provide health care for our students and maintain up to date health records for them.  As parents/guardians, providing student health information is necessary and helpful.

Thank you for your assistance.  Check back for updates and alerts.

Caroll Addington RN
caddington@nortoncityschools.org

Recent Notices:

How can I protect my child against the flu?
Get a seasonal flu vaccine for yourself and your child to protect against seasonal flu viruses.

Take everyday steps to prevent the spread of all flu viruses.  This includes:

  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
    • Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after you cough or sneeze.
    • If soap and water are not available, alcohol-based hand cleaners are also effective.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
    • Germs spread this way.
  • Teach your child to take these actions too.
  • Try to keep your child from having close contact (about 6 feet) with sick people.
    • Including anyone in the household who is sick.
  • Keep surfaces like bedside tables, surfaces in the bathroom, kitchen counters and toys for children clean by wiping them down with a household disinfectant accoring to directions on the product label.
  • Throw away tissues with other disposable items used by sick person in your household in the trash.

To visit the U.S. Government website: FLU.gov

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