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COVID-19 changes the work of Havre school nurse


Last updated 11/23/2020 at 12:24pm

Havre Daily News/ Kimberly Bolta

Havre Public School District Nurse Jeri Erickson, who took her mask off to be photographed, stands in front of Havre High School student's art display Friday in the foyer by the high school office. Erickson said dealing with COVID-19 in the Havre school district is dominating her life right now.

Havre Public Schools Nurse Jeri Erickson has seen a big change in her job duties since the beginning of the school year. Instead of fixing cuts, looking at bumps and bruises and tending to headaches, she is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. 

"I deal with COVID all day long, from the beginning of my day until the end of my day, into the evenings, and on the weekends. All the time," Erickson said.

Erickson handles the contact tracing within the school district. When the health department alerts her to a positive test result of a person who was in the schools while possibly infectious, sh...

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