School Nurse News – Volume 4 – Tuesday, January 15, 2018

Los Angeles Teachers Union Says Strike All But Certain to Begin Next Week. [LINK]“The Los Angeles Times reports that Friday meetings between district officials and teachers union negotiators ended with no deal after the union rejected the city's most recent offer, which would have decreased class sizes and provided an

School Nurse News – Volume 3 – Monday, December 17, 2018

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More than 50 kids sick with the flu at one elementary school [LINK] “The school's nurse, Christy Mason, told Pozen that the spread of the virus hasn't slowed since the end of October....Fifty-four sounds like a lot, but you have to also look at the student population...When you look at it

School Nurse News – Volume 2 – Friday, December 7, 2018

What a high school nurse wants you to know about vaping (LINK) "Vaping is more popular than ever, and now some say students are using vape pens to smoke pot."We school nurses are aware of vaping...and also juuling (and e-cigarette use in general). I don't understand why anyone would want to

School Nurse News – Volume 1 – Friday, November 30, 2018

Being a school nurse is pretty newsworthy. Heck! Being a nurse is pretty newsworthy. I remember when I was a hospice nurse I would try to remember to remove my name badge when I went into stores like grocery stores. The checker would notice.“Oh, you are a hospice nurse. God’s

School Nurse Guide to Air Quality Index (AQI)

The AQI, or the Air Quality Index, is a measuring “tool” to determine how healthy (or unhealthy) the air is outside. This is not only for the respiratory-compromised. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) uses this simplified Air Quality Index or AQI to help report the air quality in a format

Wear Blue – World Diabetes Day November 14th

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. You don’t only have to wear blue…you can BE BLUE. Blue hair, Blue fingernails, Blue make up, Blue…well…what every you want to make BLUE!We all have heard of Diabetes. It comes in many different forms: diabetes mellitus type one, diabetes mellitus type two, diabetes insipidus and gestational diabetes. Diabetes is a condition that is characterized by

Hepatitis A Outbreak – To Immunize or Not to Immunize

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State Of Emergency Over Deadly Hepatitis A Outbreak "California declared a state of emergency Friday (October 13th, 2017) after a deadly Hepatitis A outbreak has spread faster than the state’s ability to supply the vaccine that can ward off the disease." says Jack Davis over at westernjournalism.com. A “state of emergency”

21 Reasons NOT to Wear Shoes in the House!

Somewhere in the world there is someone using the bathroom and will leave without washing their hands. They will do their “business,” perform what ever cleaning they do (or don’t do) and walk right out of the bathroom into the big-wide-world touching stuff that you will eventually touch. Likewise, they