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From The Health Office Archives

Screenings - Winter Sports - Thank You - Wish List
October 18, 2019
Mandated by the State of Massachusetts, the vision, hearing, height, and weight screenings for 7th and 10th Graders will begin in November...
Hygiene Concerns - Screenings - Winter Sport Athletes
October 11, 2019
The almost teen and early teens are the prime years for noticing strong body odor which is a result of natural changes in growth and development...
Winter Athletes - Health Screenings - Wish List
October 4, 2019
If you haven't already done so for this school year...
Influenza - Thank You - Winter Sport Athletes
September 27, 2019
The difference between the common cold and the flu is...
The Common Cold - When to Keep Your Student Home From School
September 20, 2019
Knowing when you should keep your child home can be a real challenge as a parent...
Managing the Common Cold - Emergency and Health Forms - Wish List
September 13, 2019
The Health Office is seeing many students with the common cold...
Medications at School - Thank You Notes - Wish List
September 6, 2019
VERY IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ...
PICK UP MEDS - Class of 2021 Physicals - Health Portal: PLEASE READ!
June 7, 2019
PLEASE arrange for a parent/guardian or responsible adult to pick up any unused medications on or before noon on the last day of school, Thursday, June 13th...
Class of 2019 Health Records - Cap & Gowns - Pick Up Medication
May 23, 2019
Students who kept medication or supplies in the nurse's office should arrange for a parent, guardian, or responsible adult to pick up BEFORE the last day of school...
Field Trip Forms - PROM and Graduation Parties
May 17, 2019
All field trip forms can be visualized on the Health Portal so only the form that pertains to your student needs to be completed...
Considering a Prom After-Party or a Graduation Party?
May 10, 2019
As an adult, if you provide alcohol to children under the age of 21, the consequences can be severe...
Ticks Are Rearing Their Ugly Heads!
May 3, 2019
The following is a repeat of information regarding TICKS but very important...
Let's Talk About Seasonal Allergies and Ticks!
April 26, 2019
Flowers are blooming and trees are budding, which can be bothersome for those who have seasonal allergies...
Postural Screening Notifications - Field Trip Forms - Thank You Notes
April 11, 2019
If you receive a letter for your child...
Postural Screening - Field Trip Forms - Wish List
April 5, 2019
If it has been greater than six months since your child’s last physical I recommend having this screening performed at school...
Postural Screening - How to Submit Health Portal Forms
March 29, 2019
Please contact me to let me know whether your child has already been diagnosed...
Postural Screening - Vaping - Wish List
March 22, 2019
Postural screening will take place for students in grades 7-9 in early April...
Spring Athletes - Health Portal - Thank You - Wish List
March 8, 2019
SPRING SPORTS START March 18, 2019 - If your student plans to participate in a spring sport...
Important Information for SPRING ATHLETES
March 1, 2019
If your student is participating in a spring sport...
SBIRT - Spring Sports - Health Portal
February 14, 2019
SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment) – Screening to be begin after February vacation!
Spring Sports? - 7th & 9th Grader Parents - Health Portal Emails
February 1, 2019
If you filled out the Athlete Registration at the beginning of the year, but didn't include a Spring Sport...
Spring Athletes - SBIRT - Health Portal Emails
January 25, 2019
If your student plans to participate in a spring sport...
Flu - SBIRT - Spring Athletes
January 18, 2019
Flu season occurs in the fall and the winter (October to May) but usually peaks from November to March...
Spring Athletes - HAC Meeting - Health Portal Emails
January 11, 2019
If your student plans to participate in a spring sport, please go to the Health Portal and complete the following documents IF you haven’t already done so...
Health Advisory Committee - Unwanted Emails - Wish List
January 4, 2019
The Health Advisory Committee will meet to discuss food allergy strategies and...
Health Portal - Holiday Health Tips
December 20, 2018
Emails from the Health Portal are automated and are sent out if a form isn’t complete or if a user hasn’t signed onto the Health Portal...
Virus and the Flu
December 14, 2018
Please encourage clear fluids...
The Flu and the Flu Vaccine
December 7, 2018
The difference between the common cold and the flu is that the common cold may start off with a runny nose and sneezing and then...
Nosebleeds - Common Cold - Screening Results
November 30, 2018
Most commonly, nosebleeds are from broken blood vessels caused from dry air...
Join the Parker Health Advisory Committee!
November 16, 2018
The Parker HAC is looking for parent members.There are three meetings per year...
Screenings - Health Advisory - Winter Sports - Thank You - Wish List
November 9, 2018
Vision, hearing, height, and weight screenings for 7th and 10th Graders will begin NEXT WEEK...
Health Advisory Committee - Screenings - Winter Sports
November 2, 2018
Would you be interested in joining the Parker Health Advisory Committee?
Screenings - Winter Sports - Thank You
October 26, 2018
Screenings begin in November; Basketball and Winter Track starts soon...
Screenings - Winter Sport Athlete Reminder
October 19, 2018
Screenings for 7th and 10th Graders will begin in November...
ATTENTION: Winter Sport Athletes
October 11, 2018
Basketball and Track will be starting soon...
Don't Forget Your Flu Vaccine!
October 5, 2018
Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the best way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated every year...
When to Keep Your Student Home From School
September 21, 2018
Knowing when you should keep your child home can be a real challenge as a parent...
Managing the Common Cold
September 14, 2018
The health office is seeing many students with the common cold...
Very Important - PLEASE READ!
September 7, 2018
All parents must go the Health Portal (www.studentehr.com) and fill out the Student Emergency and Health Form...
Pick Up Your Meds - Electronic Forms - Pre-11th Grade Physicals
June 15, 2018
Be on the lookout for an email from the SNAP Health Portal...
Please Pick Up Unused Meds!
June 8, 2018
A parent/guardian or responsible adult should stop by before noon on the last day of school...
Grad Health Records - Pre-11th Grade Physicals - Pick-up Unused Meds
June 1, 2018
Students who kept medications or supplies in the nurse's office should arrange for a parent/guardian to pick up any unused meds before noon on the last day of school...
Pre-11th Grade Physicals - Health Records - Cap & Gown
May 24, 2018
Students in the Class of 2020 are required to turn in a copy of their current physical...
Class of 2018 Health Records - Cap & Gown - Pick Up Meds
May 18, 2018
Students who kept medication or supplies in the nurse's office should arrange for a parent, guardian, or responsible adult to pick up BEFORE the last day of school...
Poison Ivy - Prevention - First Aid - Plant ID
May 11, 2018
Poison ivy is the most common poisonous plant in the United States...
Avoiding Ticks
May 4, 2018
Taking steps to prevent tick bites is the best way to prevent disease...
Seasonal Allergies - New Filling Station - Tissues URGENTLY Needed
April 27, 2018
...Spring means that flowers are budding and trees are blooming which can be bothersome for those who have seasonal allergies...
Postural Screening Continues
April 12, 2018
Screening continues for students in Grades 7-9 after April vacation...
Tween & Teen Hygiene - Postural Screening - Wish List
April 6, 2018
Body odor is a sensitive topic and can be embarrassing...
Postural Screening - Vaping Resources
March 30, 2018
Postural screening will take place for students in grades 7 thru 9 in early April...
Postural Screening in April - Reminder for Student Athletes
March 23, 2018
Postural screen will take place for students in Grades 7-9...
Vaping Speaker on March 22nd - Postural Screening - Athlete Reminder
March 16, 2018
Postural screening will take place for students in grades 7-9 in early April...
Athlete REMINDER - Speaker Visit - Wish List
March 9, 2018
There are MANY athletes who don't have a current physical to start the spring season...
When to Keep Your Student Home From School
March 2, 2018
Knowing when you should keep your child home can be a real challenge as a parent...
Vaping Speaker Coming - Reminders to Athletes - SBIRT Screening
February 15, 2018
The School Counseling Office and the Health Advisory Council have scheduled a speaker on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 7 PM (time change) right here at Parker...
It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Vaccine!
February 9, 2018
U.S. State and local influenza surveillance indicates that rates of flu-like illness rose again over the past seven days...
FLU Is The Topic Of The Day!
February 2, 2018
As I’m sure you all know, flu season is upon us and seems to be widespread in most of the U.S...
IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ!
January 26, 2018
SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment) – Screening to be begin after February vacation...
More on the Flu
January 19, 2018
Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "Take 3" actions to fight the flu...
The FLU Has Arrived!
January 12, 2018
Getting the flu vaccine before flu season arrives is the first and best way to protect against getting the flu...
Happy New Year from the Health Office!
January 3, 2018
WISH LIST...
Nosebleeds - Screening Results - Thank You Notes
December 21, 2017
Besides the common cold, nosebleeds have been a frequent issue at Parker lately so I thought I would share some information...
Just the FACTS About Head Lice
December 15, 2017
Head lice are very common in any school setting so I thought I would share some facts...
Common Cold - a Repeat
December 8, 2017
The Health Office is seeing many students with cold symptoms, so I believe a repeat of caring for the Common Cold is warranted...
Many Thanks From the Health Office!
December 1, 2017
Screening for all 7th and 10th Graders is almost complete...
Winter Sports Physicals - Wash Your Hands!
November 17, 2017
Don't forget to cover those coughs and sneezes...
Required Physicals - Common Cold - Screenings
November 9, 2017
Basketball and winter track season is starting soon! Please remember that all student athletes must have a current physical (within 13 months of the start of the sport) and must be on file with the school nurse...
Flu Vaccine - Sport Physicals - Wish List
October 20, 2017
There have been confirmed cases of influenza in the surrounding community...
Just A Few Reminders...
October 13, 2017
If students don't have a current physical...
Don't Forget Your Flu Vaccine!
October 6, 2017
Influenza (flu) season occurs in the fall and the winter (October to May) but usually peaks from November to March...
Managing the Common Cold
September 29, 2017
The health office is seeing many students with the common cold...
Happy September Equinox!
September 22, 2017
Info about the West Nile Virus; Thank you; Wish list.
Hay Fever Season is Upon Us!
September 15, 2017
Ragweed pollen reaches peak levels in the middle of September...
Hello From the Health Office!
September 8, 2017
As the new Parker school nurse, I’m very thankful for the warm welcome I have received...
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