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Current Health Concerns in Community

Hello Parents of Spectrum,

We have created this new page to educate you about the different illnesses that are occurring at school and in the surrounding community.  We will be updating it monthly, or more often as needed.

We hope this is helpful to you in the care of your student!

Sincerely,

Terri Dlouhy
Lead Health Clerk
Spectrum High School 

Strep Throat



Strep throat and a strep throat with rash (scarlet fever) are common bacterial infections in children. See the link below for more details on how to best identify and treat strep throat in your student. 
 https://www.hennepin.us/-/media/hennepinus/residents/health-medical/infectious-diseases-fact-sheets/strep-parent.pdf?la=en&hash=1FDE8701964F718E97F53563A3CBD2825A1BA7E5

Viral Meningitis



Viral meningitis is swelling of the thin lining covering the brain and spinal cord. It is usually caused by enteroviruses. See the link below for more details on what to do concerning viral meningitis. 
https://www.hennepin.us/-/media/hennepinus/residents/health-medical/infectious-diseases-fact-sheets/viral-mening-parent.pdf?la=en&hash=1D83494286E2A3149AF6144E7547C854AB91D999

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