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

We already shared that March is National Nutrition Month. We recognize that it can be hard to know what to do when it comes to nutrition.

The truth is Americans spend more than 40 percent of their total food budget on foods prepared outside of the home. While it is possible to eat healthy away from home, studies have shown that the foods people typically select when they eat out generally have more calories and fat (especially saturated fat) than meals and snacks made at home.

So what is a busy professional to do? The answer is meal planning. It's a healthy habit that could help you save money and eat better.

 

March Health Observances

This week, we are highlighting meal planning!

Here are five tips from our resident Registered Dietitian to help you start meal planning today:

1.       Always look ahead at your week's schedule. An often forgotten step, it's important to note when you need to plan meals and snacks.

2.      Pick recipes that are easy to assemble. You can find recipe inspiration almost anywhere - magazines, blogs, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and friends, family or co-workers.

3.      Don't forget your family's favorite meals. Don't pressure yourself to make something new and different. There are always ways to modify your favorite family recipes to be healthier.

4.      Put together your grocery list. Unplanned grocery trips or forgotten ingredients can take up a lot of time during your week. Make sure you write down and pick up everything you need for your meals and snacks.

5.      Prep ingredients for quick cooking. This is another strategy that can save you a lot of time. For example, if you need onions and bell peppers in the recipes you're making, take a few minutes while catching up on the evening news to clean and chop those vegetables.

For more information on meal planning, visit ChooseMyPlate.gov.