Thanks to all of you who participated in our class this year! Please keep an eye out for new materials added to the documents section over the next week. Hope you all have a smooth start to the 2019/2020 school year!
The NURSE Act (Nurses for Under-Resourced Schools Everywhere Act) will be introduced next week by Senator Jon Tester (D-Mt and Representative Dina Titus (D-NV) coinciding with School Nurse Day on May 8th. The NURSE Act will give grants for school nurses from the Department of Education to Title I schools where there are no school…[Read more]
More in measles news!
Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 626 with 71 new cases reported since last week. http://www.immunize.org/express/issue1422.asp#IACX1
Please be mindful of your vaccination rates as you enroll kindergartners, measels needs @ 95% immunization rate for herd immunity. Is your school protected?
The FCCHD’s Immunization Clinic will be putting on an in-house event called “2019-2020 Back to School Immunization Clinic” on Wednesday May 1st from 3pm-6pm and on Thursday May 2nd from 9am-12pm. Attached is a flyer for this event. Please share this flyer and event with clients, friends, or parents who may have children enrolling in the 2019-…[Read more]
Measels continues to affect communities around the country, esp. New York. This is a reminder as the school year winds down to educate parents about vaccines for school entry. If there is an outbreak those who are unvaccinated would be restricted from coming to school for at least 21 days. This would burden the parents and the school! I uploaded…[Read more]