School Health Services

Sherri Yarbro
Tipton County Schools Coordinated School Health

Cindy Hogg, RN, BSN
Director, Health Services
Le Bonheur, Healthy Schools-Tipton County
Tipton County Board of Education
CHogg@tipton-county.com

Crestview Middle School Nurse: Ms. Marcia Murray

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COORDINATED
 SCHOOL HEALTH 
NEWS LETTER 

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New Shot and Immunization Requirements


NEW HEALTH VIRUS OUTBREAK!
Stay informed about a new stomach virus that is going around.
NORO Virus Read about it here.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Immunization for 7th Grade (PDF Format)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION Immunization for New Students in Student Handbook (PDF Format)



 

 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

NEW INFORMATION 

REGARDING IMMUNIZATIONS

IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION UPDATE MAY 28, 2014:

State Immunization Information-In a letter with the subject "NEW STATE IMMUNIZATION RULES AND CERTIFICATES," The Tennessee Department of Health (TDOH) has issued new immunization rules and is issuing a new official certificate that is required for entry into school effective July 1, 2010. All newly required vaccines are routinely recommended for all children. Most children should have already received them.

Immunization Requirement Summary: Tennessee Department of Health Rule 1200-14-1-.29


~~ There will now be only one official TDOH certificate of immunization that must
 be filled out by medical providers for delivery to schools prior to entry of their
 child into pre-school, Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 7th grade, or as a new student. This form
 will only be available from a private healthcare provider or local health department.

~~ Children entering the 7th Grade, who are already enrolled, must show proof of two new immunizations. See below.

~~ For 7th grade students already enrolled in Tennessee schools, only proof of the two new immunizations is required on the new immunization certificate.

Summary: Tennessee Immunization Requirements (TDOH 1200-14-1-29)

Children entering 7th Grade
~~New Immunization Requirements
~~~~Tetanus-diphtheria
-pertussis booster (Tdap)

~~~~History of Chickenpox (varicella) OR 2 doses of vaccine

If you have any additional questions, please contact:
Cindy Hogg, RN, BSN
Director
Health Services
Le Bonheur
Health Schools-Tipton County
Tipton County Board of Education
(901) 837-5600
CHogg@tipton-county.com E-Mail

                           


                                                                               


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Weekly Wellness Insights

According to WebMD, three out of five Americans are overweight, which means there is likely more than one person in your office who is dieting. Eight hours in a chair in front of a computer, five days a week can take a toll on your body. Try avoiding eye strain, tension in your neck and extra calories. Here are some tips that will help you stay healthy at work:

·         The snacks that your co-workers share can add a few hundred calories to your daily diet if you're not careful. Keep a bowl of fruit at your desk.

·         Drink an adequate amount of water. Eight to ten glasses every day can help keep you hydrated.

·         Find a walking partner for a daily walk.

·         To prevent eyestrain, distance your computer screen about an arm's length away.

 

April Health Observances

This week, we are highlighting Employee Health and Fitness Month.Employee Health and Fitness Month is an international and national observance of health and fitness in the workplace. The goal is to promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle to employers and their employees through worksite health promotion activities.

Here are ways you can promote a healthy and fit workplace:

·         Offer healthy snacks at meetings.

·         Leave a piece of fruit on each employee's workstation.

·         Share Deskercise videos with your employees.

·         Try these stretching exercises at your desk.

·         Host a "fitness walk" during lunch breaks; get an administrator to lead the walk.

 

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