For over one-hundred years, East Providence High School in Rhode Island has produced the highest caliber of scholars and citizens. Today, EPHS upholds this tradition of excellence and maintains a strong sense of community. We strive to move forward in this changing world and meet the challenges of the Twenty-First century. East Providence High School is the Home of Townie Pride.
This is to advise you that one student at your child's school has pertussis. Your child may have been exposed. You should be aware of the signs and symptoms of pertussis, know what to do and when to keep your child home. If you contact your health care provider, please share this information with him or her. Additional clinical and laboratory guidance may be found at http://health.ri.gov/publications/guidelines/treatmentmanagementandrepor... and on the CDC website at http://www.cdc.gov/pertussis.