The Pawtucket School Nurse Teachers would like to welcome you to our "Nurses' News" web site. Our goal is to help you find current and useful information to keep you and your family healthy. Protect Your Family from Illness this Summer Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy the great outdoors in Rhode Island, but there are also some health risks associated with the season. The Rhode Island Department of Health offers this information to make families aware of potential dangers and health risks, and inform them about how to take proper precautions to prevent disease. diseases_of_summer_2017.pdf Flu Clinic 2016 Information: School flu vaccination clinics are organized for students in kindergarten through grade 12. There is no out-of-pocket charge to be vaccinated. Insurance information will be collected from people who are insured. However, no one will be turned away for a lack of insurance. Clinics for high school students are during the school day. Clinics for younger children are in the evening. Most evening clinics are open to family and community members. (Children must be 3 years old and older to be vaccinated.) Click on link below to find a flu clinic in your area. www.health.ri.gov/find/vaccinations/#flu
Contacts lists each school, phone and fax number, as well as the school nurse's name and email address.
School Regs/Forms has information about State of Rhode Island regulations pertaining to school health (including Immunization Requirements), as well as Pawtucket School Department health-related policies. This page also contains The Rhode Island School Physical Exam Form and medical-related forms of the Pawtucket School Department.
Health Concerns has information about common childhood conditions or illness. It also has information about when you should keep your child home from school and when to seek medical attention.
Wellness Site has links to reliable health information sites.