Swain County Schools is continuing to see an increase in absenteeism among staff and students due to illness. NC Department of Health and Human Services is documenting a noticeable increase of multiple respiratory viruses other than COVID across the state, including influenza, RSV, and rhinovirus. Please monitor your student(s) for the following symptoms
fever* or feeling feverish/chills
runny or stuffy nose
muscle or body aches
Please keep your student(s) at home until they are 24 hours free from fever with other symptom improvement. If you have any questions please reach out to your school nurse.