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  • Nurse’s Corner

     

    October 2018

     

    Flu Season is around the corner…

    Consider getting flu shots for the entire family.  Hedrick Middle School is hosting a shot clinic on November 1st. Flu shots and all childhood immunizations will be available for children.  For details go to the Hedrick MS website at   https://www.lisd.net/hedrickms.   For more information on the 2018-19 flu season go to the cdc at https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/flu-season-2018-2019.htm.

    LISD fever policy requires a child who is ill with a fever MUST be fever free (less than 100 degrees), without the use of fever reducing medications, for 24 hours before returning to school. 

    Remember to……

    Cover you Coughand Wash your Hands.

    Check out the film

    Why Don’t We Do It In Our Sleeve?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtnEwvUWDo0

     

    Annual Scoliosis Screening    November 13th – 7th & 8thGraders

    Texas has once again changed who receives spinal screenings.  This year 7thGrade Girls and 8thGrade Boys will be screened.  In addition, 8th Grade girls who are 12 years old will be screened. Parents may opt to have the screening done by their child’s medical provider and send in written results by November 11th.  For more information, see the Spinal Screening Notices on the Screening link on the left.

     

    CALLING ALL 6thGraders……….

    Get a jump on required immunizations for 7thGrade

    Did you receive any shots at your last physical?  If you did, they probably are the ones required for 7thgrade. All 7thgraders must have two new shots: Tdap and Meningococcal (MCV4,MCV4, MenACWY, Menveo or Menactra).  

    Please consider getting the HPV immunization, too.  This is not required but is highly effective in preventing several kinds of cancer. 

    Check out what immunizations we have on file for your child through the Skyward Family Access. Log-on and click on the Health Info tab on the left side of the page. If you have received immunizations not listed on this page, please send in a copy of your updated shot record via fax (214-626-1793), e-mail (degiulioj@lisd.net) or drop it off to me at school.

    Information on required immunizations, waivers and the recommended vaccines for pre-teens and teens are listed on the Immunizations link on the left.