Q: What if my son was misdiagnosed at school?
My son was misdiagnosed with supposed symptoms of COVID-19™. The district nurse said my son complained of a headache after running around with a mask on. A different student in her care complained about a sore throat.
The nurse crossed out 'bad headache' took my son's temperature and wrote 'sore throat'. When my son told her he had a headache and the other student had a sore throat, she double crossed out 'sore throat', took his temperature again and wrote 'bad headache".
Now, he is not allowed on campus until we show his results.
They did not call me to inform me he was being sent home or was showing any symptoms.
With schools just starting to re-open and pressures on districts from Parents regarding both health concerns for safety and getting the students back in school, the schools are going to be over cautious to be sure that any student with even a hint of a symptom is thoroughly vetted. If you think the nurse did something wrong, your first recourse is to discuss it with the principal and the district health officer. Then contact a local attorney.
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