Please take a moment and register your student if you will be attending our schools in the near future or the beginning of next school year.
These are some great websites with health related information for both adults and kids. Check in frequently as I will add more when I come across them!
NEW! Does your child feel it's ok to talk with you about sex and sexual health? If not, have you thought about who will answer your child's questions? Only you can tell your child that it's okay to ask you questions. Click here to learn how to be an Askable Parent! After all, you are your child's first and most important teacher, even adolescents in their mid-teens are still learning from you.
NEW! A new site from the American Academy of Pediatrics devoted to health from the prenatal stage to young adulthood with a searchable data base.
This site has a lot of great information on general health with separate sites for parents, kids, and teens.
For those needing assistance buying prescription drugs there is a new prescription savings program that allows you to save 25-40% or more on prescription products. Call 1-800-444-4106 or visit the link below.
Together Rx Access
A great site for creating a personal health plan including a Health Risk Appraisal
Michigan Steps Up
Site with activities to encourage eating 5 to 9 servings of fruits an veggies every day. Information for kids, parents,and teachers too!
Dole 5 A Day
And a similar site from Produce for Better Health Foundation
5 A Day the Color Way
A Web site devoted to promoting the sport of running for kids so that they can enjoy the benefits of a fit and healthy lifestyle both at school and home. They integrate academics when they can.
The National Dairy Council® (NDC), the nutrition marketing arm of Dairy Management Inc.™ has been the leader in dairy nutrition research, education and communication since 1915. NDC provides timely, scientifically sound nutrition information to the media, physicians, dietitians, nurses, educators, consumers and others concerned about fostering a healthier society.
The National Dairy Council
Also from the The National Dairy Council but geared towards kids with games and activities.
And for the topic we all dread...HEAD LICE!!! From Gerri Harvey's School Nurse Perspectives Website. Please call me if you have any questions regarding head lice or our policy regarding head lice.
21 Surprising Things You Might Not Know About Head Lice