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Superintendent Update - In person instruction resumes Tues Jan 18

Good Evening,

We are excited to welcome students back to in-person learning tomorrow, Tuesday January 18.

We ask for your patience as we continue to have a number of staff who are isolated or quarantined. Transportation could take longer and staffing will continue to be challenging.

Please continue to make back up plans in the event of an emergency shut down of one or more schools. We will continue to work hard to remain in-person. Please be sure to report all absences and do not send children with COVID symptoms to school.

Thank you for your patience as we continue to work through this latest challenge. Stay well.

Every Student Matters; Every Moment Counts!

Kadee Anstadt, Ed.D.
Washington Local Schools

COVID-19 Symptoms vs Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies and COVID-19 share many similar symptoms. If your child regularly exhibits seasonal allergy
symptoms talk with your doctor to understand when it might be common allergies and when it might be a cold
or COVID-19. See additional symptom comparisons on the following page.

Common Symptoms of COVID-19Shared SymptomsCommon Symptoms of Allergies
  • Fever and chills
  • Muscle and body aches
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing*
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Itchy or watery eyes
  • Sneezing

*Season allergies do not usually cause shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, unless a person has a respiratory condition such as asthma that can be triggered by exposure to pollen.