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New Sick Day Guidelines Help Parents Make the Right Call This Cold Season
Date:1/21/2009

- National Association of School Nurses and Triaminic(R) send Sick Day Guidelines home to help guide parents through the cough and cold season

- On average, school-aged children get six to 10 colds every year and some 22 million school days are missed each year(i)

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents just know when their children aren't feeling well, but they aren't always sure when those coughs and sniffles warrant keeping them home from school. In fact, a new study shows that 78 percent of parents faced at least one situation in the past year when they were not sure whether or not to keep their children home from school when they had cough or cold symptoms(ii).

To help parents make informed decisions, the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) and Triaminic(R) developed the national "Sick Day Guidelines: Making the Right Call When Your Child Has a Cold." The guidelines provide parents with the key signs that they should consider keeping their child home from school. The Sick Day Guidelines, which also provide tips for helping to prevent colds and relieve cough and cold symptoms, are available to approximately 14,000 NASN members who reach 16 million children and their families across the country.

"Healthy children learn better. It's our goal to support parents and the decisions they make when their child is sick," said Amy Garcia, Executive Director of the National Association of School Nurses. "We felt that this was a perfect opportunity to extend our support to the home and provide parents with a resource that can help them make confident decisions."

The nationwide study among 516 parents with children ages 4 - 14, conducted by Penn, Schoen & Berland Associates on behalf of Triaminic(R), also found that:

  • 83 percent of parents worried that they may have sent their child back to school at least once before their chil
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