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Divsion of School Health Offers Ideas for School Nurses During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted about 2 months ago by Mary louise Neyhart

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Greetings,

The Division of School Health has been receiving questions about what school nurses can do during school closures related to the current pandemic.  Attached is a document published by the NASN entitled “Ideas for School Nurse Activities During the COVID-19 Pandemic”.   It provides a variety of things that you, as a school nurse, may consider implementing in collaboration with your administration.

In addition, please review the information on the below links and check them frequently for updates to ensure you have the most current information 

https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Educators.aspx

 

https://www.education.pa.gov/Schools/safeschools/emergencyplanning/COVID-19/Pages/default.aspx

 

https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx

 

 

Prevention strategies:

https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/hygiene/etiquette/coughing_sneezing.html

 

CDC Handwashing Videos

https://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/videos.html

 

https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/hygiene/training-education.html

 

 

Thanks for all that you do.

Stay healthy and safe!

The Division of School Health

 

Colleen Schultz, M.Ed., RN CSN | Chief, Division of School Health