Happy New Year! Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season.
Here's what's going on in the health office this month:
Hearing/Vision Screenings are just about completed. If your child has been referred to their PCP for either, please make sure you send back the completed referral so that I can update your child's health record.
Kindergarten and Grade 4 students- please send in an updated physical if you haven't done so already. These are state mandated!
Cold and flu season is upon us. Encourage your child to wash their hands frequently. Use proper cough etiquette. Drinks lots of water. If your child is ill- temp over 100, unable to manage secretions, vomiting/diarrhea- PLEASE KEEP THEM HOME! It's helpful for me to monitor illness outbreaks if I know if your child has had infectious illnesses such as strep throat etc.
Please help me keep the Martin School community healthy!
Dental hygienist visit for Grade 1 students in February.
Mobile Dentist coming to Martin School in March.
The health office has been extremely busy these past few weeks. Most of our hearing and vision screenings have been done. Hearing rechecks are hopefully going to be done prior to the holiday break. If your child fails either the hearing or vision screening, please contact your provider to have them evaluated. Please make sure you let me know what the findings are so that I can update your child's health record. Thanks so much for your cooperation!
I'm still looking for any outstanding Kindergarten and Grade 4 physicals. Please send them in as soon as you can. There are several kindergarten students that still need to show proof of lead testing. This is a state requirement.
The illness season is upon us. It's not too late for a flu shot if you are your children haven't gotten one. Please encourage frequent hand washing and proper cough etiquette. We strictly adhere to the illness guidelines policy. We want your children in school, but if they are ill, they need to stay home. If you are unsure if you should send them or not- call me!
Upcoming events- dental program for grade 1 students in February
Mobile Dentist at Martin school in March
Stay tuned for further info!
Happy Holidays to all!