Daily Symptoms Checklist for Parents/Guardians

Daily Symptoms Checklist for Parents/Guardians

 

In an effort to maximize the health and safety of the Needham Public Schools community, please perform a daily wellness check on your student each day before he/she/they leave for school.  If your child is experiencing any of the following symptoms, please keep your student home from school and all extracurricular activities and call their healthcare provider and school nurse.  

 

In the past 24 hours, has your child had any of the following symptoms?  If yes, please keep your student home.

 

- Fever (temperature over 100) and/or chills

- Cough

- Sore throat

- Difficulty breathing

- Fatigue, when in combination with other symptoms

- Headache, when in combination with other symptoms

- New loss of taste/smell

- New muscle aches

- Nausea and/or vomiting

- Diarrhea

- Nasal congestion, when in combination with other symptoms

- Has your child had Tylenol or Ibuprofen in the past 12 hours for any of the above symptoms?

 

Please answer the following questions; if the answer is yes, please keep your student home and call the school nurse:

 

- Have you or anyone in your family received a positive test result for COVID-19 in the past 14 days?  If yes, you must notify the school nurse.

 

- In the past 14 days, has your child been identified as a close contact to an individual diagnosed with COVID-19?  If yes, you must notify the school nurse.

 

- Is your child waiting for a test result for COVID-19? If yes, you must notify the school nurse.

 

- Has your child been out of state in the past 14 days?  If yes, and your child has been to any state other than a lower risk state as listed on this website per the Governor’s order, he/she/they must quarantine for 14 days or, produce proof of a negative test result for COVID-19 from a test administered no longer than 72 hours before your arrival to Massachusetts.

Thank you for your cooperation; it is extremely important that you complete this wellness check on each of your children, each day before school, in order to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spread in our community.

 

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