Helpful Links For Parents and Students...
If your child plays a sport at TCCS, they will complete an online Impact test at the beginning of the season. If they sustain a head injury, they will do a post injury test. The results can assist the student's physician in determining ongoing care for the student.
For those with questions, or those who just want extra information about head lice. This is an excellent power point presentation created by the National Association of School Nurses.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health website contains information regarding the School Health program. School Health requirements such as Immunizations, Physical and Dental exams, Screening requirements as well as topics that affect students in PA schools such as tobacco/vaping, flu, and pregnancy can be found on the PA Department of Health web page.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention contains information regarding current illnesses and disease prevention and treatment.
Click on the link to visit the Centers for Disease Control website for the most up to date information regarding COVID-19.
INFORMATION TO HELP YOUR CHILD DURING THIS PANDEMIC:
For information on how to talk to your child about COVID-19, please view this document. Scholastic has developed a workbook designed to help children cope during this pandemic called "First Aid for Feelings." Click here to access it.
If you would like to review proper hand washing with your child, please view these videos on the CDC website. Hand washing is key in prevention of illness, including COVID-19. You can also visit the CDC website for information on Coughing & Sneezing Etiquette.
TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF:
It's important to eat a well balanced diet, exercise regularly, and get plenty of rest to prevent illness. Also, make time for activities you enjoy and talk to family and friends. If you or someone you care about feels overwhelmed or unsafe, there is help available. Please visit the CDC stress and coping page.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU GET SICK:
If you get sick, stay home. Consult your doctor. Follow the CDC guidelines on self care at home. Get medical attention immediately if you have any emergency warning signs, such as difficulty breathing, persistent pain in your chest, confusion, inability to arouse, or bluish lips or face. The guidelines on what to do if you get sick can be found here.
RISK FACTORS FOR COMPLICATIONS OF COVID-19:
Certain people may be at higher risk for COVID-19 complications including older adults, pregnant women, and people with asthma. Please click here to find out what you need to know if you fall into one of these categories. Please also read about MIS-C, a rare complication of COVID-19 in children. Click on the link below for more information.
Multi-system inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)
The Rite Aid Pharmacy will hold Covid19 vaccination clinics at TCCS on September 10, 2021 and October 1, 2021 (2nd dose.) More information will be sent home during the first week of school.