Category Archives: AHS_nurse

Keep Flu Out Of School

  Parents and Guardians The best preventative measure against influenza (flu) is annual flu vaccination for you, your children, and your entire family. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend annual flu vaccinations for everyone six months and … Continue reading

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Beware, Tick & Mosquito Season is here!

Ahhh, warm sunny days. Boo! That means ticks and mosquitoes. Keep yourself protected, take a look at the video below. There are more great videos available at: www.mass.gov, click on Health & Safety, type the word ticks in the search … Continue reading

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Grade 9 Posture Screening

According to Massachusetts state law c. 71 s. 57 high school students in grade 9 are to have their posture screened.  During the school year students in grade 9 have the opportunity to have their posture checked by the school … Continue reading

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Grade 10 Health Screenings

During the school year grade 10 students are given the opportunity to have a physical examination conducted by the school physician. A letter is sent home with the student near the beginning of the school year every fall describing what … Continue reading

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