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Prevent the Flu From Getting You

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Oregon Department of Human Services
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As health officials are gearing up for a serious influenza season that likely will combine the usual seasonal threat with the H1N1 virus, or swine flu, the St. Helens School District has been preparing too. Prevention officials warn that cumulative absenteeism from flu this winter could reach 40%. Please join us in educating our families in prevention measures which can help stop the spread of germs and avoid respiratory illnesses like the flu.
  • Properly wash your hands often
  • Stay home when you are ill
  • Cover your cough
  • Get Vaccinated




We encourage you to visit the district website for updated information at You will also find current information by visiting

Clinical Signs and Symptoms of Influenza

  • fever
  • muscle ache
  • headache
  • tiredness
  • nonproductive cough
  • sore throat
  • stuffy or runny nose
Among children, symptoms may sometimes include:
  • ear infection, nausea and vomiting