Health & Wellness

Elyse Farnsworth

School Nurse RN

Whitney McRobbie

School Psychologist

Mary E. White

Prevention Services

PARENT TOOLKIT

Up-to-Date Information

A student’s health and medical history are important. Up-to-date information ensures that we are aware of each

student’s individual needs. Please be sure we have the most up-to-date health information for your child. Please be sure to let us know if there has been a change of phone number or person to call if parents are unavailable.

family_handwashing-508.pdf

Wash Your Hands

Did you know that hand washing is the most important step we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others? When should I wash my hands?

IT'S OK NOT TO BE OK

Flu (Influenza)

Influenza (the flu) is an infection of the nose, throat, and lungs caused by influenza viruses. There are many different influenza viruses that are constantly changing. Flu viruses cause illness, hospital stays and deaths in the United States each year.

The flu can be very dangerous for children. Each year about 20,000 children younger than 5 years old are hospitalized from flu complications, like pneumonia. MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND HERE

Lice

Valuable information about lice has been provided by the school nurse, Elyse Farnsworth

Lice in School Setting

Communicating About Head Lice

Head Lice Information for Parents

Lice Treatment Products