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Children's Dental Awareness month
February is National Children's Dental Awareness month
Parents should take their children to the dentist regularly, beginning with the eruption of the first tooth. Then, the dentist can recommend a specific program of brushing, flossing, and other treatments for parents to supervise and teach to their children. mychildrensteeth.org
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Every Day Counts
Keeping our students in school and supporting the well-being of the whole child.
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No personal belief exemptions
Exemptions based on personal beliefs, including religious beliefs, will no longer be an option for the vaccines that are currently required.
Immunization Requirements
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Influenza or the Flu
Not a COLD - but a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses (Influenza A or B viruses). It can cause mild to severe illness.
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Lice
It's probably making you squirm just thinking about it – your child comes home from school scratching his head. She has lice. It is important to remember that head lice is a nuisance, not a serious disease or a sign of poor hygiene.
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Epipen
Epinephrine
There have been recent price increases for the Epipen for children with severe allergies. Families can consult with doctor to find more affordable options for epinephrine auto injectors.
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  • Tri-City Health Center and Fremont Unified School District invite you to the 4th Annual Ohana Health Fair on Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at Washington High School - Flyer (pdf)

    Fremont USD Health Services promotes the health of students through prevention, health screenings (vision and hearing), early intervention and remediation of specific health programs and directs services to students. School leaders shall ensure, with available resources, which the nutrition, health services, and social services students need in order to learn are provided either are provided either at the school site or in cooperation with community agencies.

    Wellness can be defined as: the quality or state of being in good health, especially as an active sought goal or the condition of being sound in body and mind.

    • Promoting/Supporting the Wellness components is the primary function of the School Nurse Team.
    • Social: Students having positive interpersonal relationships with others
    • Intellectual: Students acquiring and applying higher order thinking skills
    • Physical: Students engaging in physical activities
    • Nutritional: Students making health food choices
    • Emotional: Students building resiliency
    • Occupational: Students preparing for college/career goals

    Every Day Counts
    Keeping our students in school and supporting the well-being of the whole child.
    When students miss too many days of school, they fall behind and struggle to keep up with their classmates. Whether the days are due to illness, truancy or for any other reason, the end result of the student is the same---learning time is lost. Children and adolescents will get sick at times and may need to stay home from school, but we want to work with you to, help minimize the number of days your student misses school.
    H.E.A.L. Health, Education & Attendance For Life : A Health Flyer For Parents http://atschool.alcoda.org

    All In Healthcare for Families
    Enroll. Get Care. Renew. - Inscríbase. Cuide Su Salud. Renueve Su Cobertura. (pdf)

     

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