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Nurse-Health News

about 1 year ago



Head Lice in Schools

Please follow the links below for information on head lice:

How to treat head lice including types of over the counter medications, prescription medications, and what to do to prevent reinfestation.

 

Managing Head Lice

Managing Head Lice in School Settings and at Home

Parasites - Lice - Head Lice

Treatment Frequently Asked Questions

 

Mononucleosis

about 1 year ago

For information please go to the CDC website below.

 

http://www.cdc.gov/epstein-barr/about-mono.html

February is heart health awareness month.  BE HEART HEALTHY!

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

 

February is also Oral Health month!  Fantastic Teeth presentation will presented to all 1st graders this month.  Please contact nurse for your schools date.

http://oralhealthamerica.org/

  

February 14th is National Organ Donor Day.

http://organdonor.gov/becomingdonor/index.html

 

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

about 1 year ago

Over the last few years, there has been an increase in the number of reported cases of pertussis (Whooping Cough) in the U.S.  Keeping your children immunized and up to date, is the most effective way to protect them against pertussis. For more information, please follow the links below.

 

http://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/fast-facts.html

http://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/about/causes-transmission.html

http://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/outbreaks/about.html

 

Measles

about 1 year ago

The CDC has issued a health Advisory.

The best way to protect yourself and your children is to be vaccinated.

For more information on Measles visit the following websites:

 

http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/idcu/disease/measles/

 

http://emergency.cdc.gov/han/han00376.asp