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Your child may have been exposed to Impetigo.

What is impetigo?

Impetigo is a very common yet contagious skin infection caused by bacteria. Found most often on the face, impetigo may be anywhere on the body.

Please watch your child for the following symptoms.  If your child has the symptoms below, please call your child’s healthcare provider for guidance.

Common Signs and Symptoms:  Symptoms usually appear 4 - 10 days after exposure.

  • Itchy rash
  • Appears as small red pimples, then fluid-filled blisters that ooze
  • The sores may grow in size and spread
  • When blisters break, they form a flat, honey-colored crust

How does a person get impetigo?

The bacteria which cause impetigo are present in the sores and nasal secretions of an infected person. Someone can get impetigo either from direct contact with a person with impetigo or from touching something contaminated with the bacteria.

If you suspect impetigo, your student needs to be seen by your healthcare provider.  If your student is diagnosed with impetigo, he/she should not return to school until under treatment for 24 hours and skin lesions are dry.

A person with impetigo is contagious until treated with oral antibiotics or topical antibiotic cream for 24 hours, or until the skin lesions are dry.  

How can I help prevent the spread of impetigo?

  • Wash hands well and often with soap and water, especially after touching sores or wiping a nose.
  • Prevent sharing of unwashed clothing, sheets, washcloths or towels.
  • Wash all athletic equipment frequently

The October/November 2018 CrestView Newsletter is now available.  Highlights include: Veterans Day Programs, CHS Thanksgiving Dinner, Parent-Teacher Conferences, Book Fairs, District and Building Level News & Events, Music Boosters Craft Show, Crestview Parents Booster Club News, Senior Citizen Luncheons, Savannah Lions Club Breakfasts.  Click here for full pdf copy.  Hard copies will be bulk mailed sometime around the end of the month.

Free & Reduced carryover meal status from last year will expire on October 6, 2018. Families who have participated in the free and reduce lunch program but have not re-applied for this school year need to do so to continue to participate. Applications are available online, in school offices, or by calling and requesting one.

The federal program for free and reduced lunch rates is a positive support for families to assist with lunch expenses. Download the application to determine whether your family might meet the requirements. 

Questions- Please call the Food Service Department at 419-895-1700 ext 17006

Join us for the 25th Annual Crestview Cougar Country Craft Show sponsored by the Crestview Music Boosters on November 17, 2018, from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.  Event location will be at the Crestview Middle School Gymnasium.

If you are a vendor and would like to register for space, please click here for Registration Form.  For more information you may contact Crestview Music Boosters at email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Meet the team night has been postponed to Monday Aug. 20th 7:30pm after Open house.