Announcement from the Rhode Island Department of Health: http://health.ri.gov/news/
Below are links from the RI Dept. of Health which contain information regarding the Enterovirus D68 which you may have heard about recently in the news. There are no current incidences of this virus in the WWPS. This information is being sent from the Dept. of Health as informational and precautionary. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the RI Dept. of Health at (401)222-5960.
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) Guidelines for Schools/Day Care Settings: http://eepurl.com/4y6Rz
Information About EV-D68 for Parents: www.health.ri.gov/publications/guidance/InformationAboutEVD68ForParents.docx
The link below has CDC InfoGraphic in English AND Spanish:
The CDC has this link for Spanish Q&A: http://www.cdc.gov/non-polio-enterovirus/about/EV-D68-sp.html
Our Health Information line is trained to handle Spanish-speaking callers with questions (222-5960)