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School Health Services

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Contact Us:

 

Brandy Bowlen, BSN, RN, NCSN

Program Specialist, School Health

brandy.bowlen@esc4.net
713.744.6565


Jack Mann
Director of Business and Operations Solutions
jack.mann@esc4.net
713.744.6854

 

Portal Coming Soon:

If you would like to be added to the email distribution

group for the regional leadership network please email jack.mann@esc4.net.

 

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Ongoing Events

 

Texas Children's Hospital 2022-23 Monthly VIrtual Nursing Continuing Professional Development Program

 

Harris County Public Health ISD Trainings

 

Online Diabetes Training

Diabetes Care at School: Bridging the Gap

 

 

 

IMPORTANT UPDATES and TRAININGS
 

Monkeypox Guidance for Schools and Childcare Facilities

Harris County Public Health (HCPH) will host an educational session about Monkeypox for school nurses and child care providers. In this session we will cover:


1. Symptoms and how to identify a potential Monkeypox rash
2. Methods of disease transmission
3. Available treatment options and vaccinations
4. What to do if you have a Monkeypox case in your facility
5. Guidance on when Monkeypox cases can return to your facility
6. Guidance for close contacts
7. Reporting procedures
8. Support resources from HCPH

After the session, there will be a Q&A session where HCPH epidemiologists will be available to answers your questions.

 

Time: Aug 24, 2022 01:00-1:30 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

Registration: 

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0pcuyqqTsoH9MaXiyHmQF9BC__B3nf-Zc2

 


 

School Health Sessions from DSHS at Region 4

 

Date Time Description / Link to Register Room
Sept 13 2022 9am-4pm Vision Screen Initial Certification MCC104
Sept 14 2022 9am-4pm Hearing Screen Initial Certification MCC104
Sept 15 2022 9am-4pm Vision and Hearing Screening Recertification MCC104
Oct 4  2022 9am-4pm Vision Screen Initial Certification MCC208
Oct 5 2022 9am-4pm Hearing Screen Initial Certification MCC208
Oct 6 2022 9am-4pm Vision and Hearing Screening Recertification MCC208
Nov 8 2022 9am-4pm Vision Screen Initial Certification MCC104
Nov 9 2022 9am-4pm Hearing Screen Initial Certification MCC104
Nov 10 2022 9am-4pm Vision and Hearing Screening Recertification MCC104

 

Resources

Region 4 Safe & Healthy Schools

 

Influenza and COVID-19 Information and Resources

 

2019 HIPAA FERPA Joint Guidance


American Cancer Society: Programs to Help You Stay Well 

American Diabetes Association 

Asthma Coalition of Texas 

CATCH: Coordinated Approach to Child Health Program 

CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—Healthy Schools

Food Allergy

Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services 

Medline Plus

National Association of School Nurses

Nurse Practice Act / Texas Board of Nursing

Texas Department of State Health Services 

Texas Diabetes Institute

Texas Education Agency: School Health Resources 

Texas School Health Advisory Committee 

Texas School Nurses Organization

 

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