Last Updated: 07/17/2023
School Health Personnel Influenza Information
Influenza can spark outbreaks in schools increasing both absence rates and parental concern.
Recommendations for Schools
- Respiratory Illness and Gastrointestinal Illness Outbreak Reporting
Use this secure online form to report respiratory and gastrointestinal illness in schools.
- Surveillance Protocol and Frequently Asked Questions
More information on what school health personnel are being asked to report and why, including frequently asked questions about reporting ILI.
- Influenza (Flu) in Schools
Fact sheet for school health personnel on handling flu outbreaks and preventing the spread in school settings.
- Influenza Symptom Screening Tool for Parents and Caregivers (PDF)
Parents and caregivers should use this questionnaire to assess the health status of their child or children on a daily basis.
- Cover Your Cough
Posters, brochures, and other materials that you can use to help teach people to cover their cough.
- School Health
General information to promote healthy children and healthy learning environments in schools.