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Covid-19

During this Covid-19 outbreak in our county, state, country and the world, it is easy to be misinformed. If you are interested in Covid-19 information please use a reputable site to answer your concerns and/or update yourself. Here are some links that you might find helpful:

Virginia Department of Health  http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/

Center for Disease Control (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
National Institute of Health (NIH) https://www.nih.gov/health-information/coronavirus

World Health Organization (WHO) https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019




Helpful links

Plan for allergic reaction and epi-pen administration
Asthma Plan
For treatment of asthma at school
Head Lice
Helpful information about treating head lice
Health Treatment Plan
For medical procedures at school
http://www.cdc.gov/Concussion/
Concussion Information For Parents
Insulin and Glucagon
Diabetic Health Treatment Plan
Medication Administration
permission form on page 10
Meningitis facts (PDF)
Vaccine information
Middle School Sports Physical (PDF)
Required for participation in athletics


Web Pages
Kids Health
http://kidshealth.org/teen/

Meningitis Vaccine Information
www.cdc.gov/vaccines
Learn about this life-saving vaccine. Talk to your child'sdoctor.http://www.voicesofmeningitis.org/upload-files/VOM_PDF_F_EN_FactSheet.pdf

Walk for Fitness
http://walk2bfit.org/
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Asthma and Allergy Network

Northern Virginia Coalition for Healthy Kids



Announcements

Handwashing is our best defense!
Let's fight the flu at GPMS!
Allergy season is here!
The allergy season is predicted to be longer and more intense this year.  Many students are suffering with the respiratory symptoms associated with seasonal allergies.  Here is some helpful information for parents trying to deal with sneezing, congestion, and itchy eyes.

http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/allergies/seasonal_allergies.html#cat132
Vision and Hearing Screening
All 7th Graders and students new to PWCS are required to be screened for vision and hearing issues.  These screenings take place in the Fall of each school year.  Parents/ Guardians are notified in writing of deficiencies.
Required for Entry into Middle School
All rising 6th graders  must have a TDAP booster for Middle School entrance! Parents should consult with their physician or the PWC Health Department as their student turns eleven and have this booster as soon as possible.  PROOF of immunization must be forwarded to the school.  Students without proof of this  vaccine cannot attend middle school and will be excluded from school until documentation is received.