A Letter from Superintendent Echelson to the Waltham Community
February 6, 2017
In a recent letter to the Waltham Community, Dr. Echelson has informed families of several confirmed cases of Influenza (Flu) and an increase in student absentee rates in our schools. Most students are presenting with a headache and fever above 100 degrees F. Dr. Echelson has spoken with the local Board of Health, and they have confirmed the Flu is present in the Waltham community, much more so than last year, and numbers are increasing.
Families, students, and school staff can help keep from getting sick with flu in several ways. Please read on for more steps to take...