Symptoms of the flu and the common cold are similar, but they are caused by different viruses. A person with a cold is likely to have a sore throat and a runny or stuffy nose. The onset of symptoms is slow a cold is more of a nuisance. In the school year, NYSAA began using computerbased testing for the ELA and mathematics components.
Beginning with the school year, the NYSAA program will no longer include a Social Studies component. The NYSAA in ELA, mathematics, and science will be assessed using Dynamic Learning Maps alternate assessment. Flu Season: Lessons Learned flu activity remained low from October 2015 December 2015 Compared to recent seasons this was a treatment, and control measures of influenza can also be found in the Red Book 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases ( pages 476 493) and on Flu shots protect against the most common types of the seasonal flu virus and are recommended yearly for everyone age 6 months and older.
Certain people are at greater risk for complications seniors, pregnant women, young children, and people with chronic medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes, and heart disease. New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA) ParentFamilyGuardian Survey. Dear Your child is participating in an alternate Whats the Latest with the Flu: Information from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Current Flu Situation.
As of March 7, flu activity was still elevated in the United States and expected to continue for several weeks. The season so far has been moderate.
What are the symptoms of influenza? Typical influenza disease is characterized by abrupt onset of fever, aching muscles, sore throat, and nonproductive cough. Additional symptoms may include runny nose, headache, a burning sensation in the chest, and eye pain and sensitivity to light. Typical influenza disease does not occur in every infected person. The New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA) is a part of the New York State Testing Program.
Starting with the administration, the NYSAA is based on a new test design with requirements that reflect the updated assessment. The New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA) Administration Manual for Science and Social Studies includes the forms that are to be used this year, as well as updated resources to assist teachers in the administration of the NYSAA for Science and Social Studies. CHANGES TO THE NEW YORK STATE ALTERNATE ASSESSMENT December 1, 2015. NYSAA Grades 38 High School English Language Arts Grades 38 New York State Alternate Assessment ComputerBased ELA& Math Test Details for the Technical Liaison December 2015.
NYSAA Admin Training, DVD Segment 1 Opening 2 Purpose of Administration Training Todays training will Provide an overview of the NYSAA for Science and Flu virus infection of the respiratory tract can trigger an extreme inflammatory response in the body and can lead to sepsis, the bodys lifethreatening response to infection. Flu May 07, 2016 The timing of flu is unpredictable and can vary in different parts of the country and from season to season. Most of the time flu activity peaks between December and February, although activity can last as late as May.
The peak week of flu activity in terms of influenzalike illness (ILI) for the season was the week ending March 12, 2016.