message from nurse candice

Parents and Guardians,

As we are starting to see a rise of Covid-19 cases in our area, we would like to inform you on the most up to date protocols provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health. 

IDPH states:

Persons may have no symptoms or can have any of the following: Fever or chills, Cough, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, Fatigue, Muscle or body aches, Headache, New loss of taste or smell, Sore throat Congestion or runny nose, Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhea, dermatologic manifestations.

The protocol for those who test positive for Covid-19 is as follows:

For those that can mask upon return, isolate for at least five calendar days from onset of symptoms; return after the five calendar days AND if 24 hours with no fever (without fever reducing medication), diarrhea and vomiting cease for 24 hours AND improvement of symptoms AND consistent masking upon return through day 10. If unable to mask or immunocompromised, isolate for 10 days.  

You may access this information at

If you have any questions you may call Anna District 37 at 618-833-6415.

Candice Sauerbrunn, BSN, RN
School Nurse
Anna District 37