Updated COVID-19 Booster Promotion

Please help people in your networks know that there’s an updated COVID-19 booster that targets Omicron variants. Anyone 5 and older can get one if they’ve completed their first vaccination series. We’ve linked (below) some topline messages that you can use in your communications to help explain why it’s worth getting, even if you’ve had…

Monkeypox FAQ for Schools

Is your school-based health center getting questions abut monkeypox? Check out these frequently asked questions answered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). From the CDC: “At this time, the risk of monkeypox to children and adolescents in the United States is low. However, this page answers frequently asked questions about monkeypox for…

Mental Health Resources to Share with Parents/Caregivers

Seattle Children’s is offering the following class for families who are seeking mental and behavioral health services for children or youth under 18 and who are not familiar with the mental health system in Washington state. Please share with your networks and the parents/caregivers you serve. Learn more here. Finding Mental Health Care in Washington…

It Starts With You(th): Youth COVID Vaccine Promotion Videos

In an effort to highlight new and creative ways school-based health staff are engaging youth in conversations around health and well-being, we are starting a series called It Starts with You(th). Two local young adults and former HPV Vaccine Champions, Magdalene Tran and Yuhaniz Ali recently produced videos with Public Health–Seattle & King County (PHSKC) to…

Preventing Childhood Lead (Pb) Poisoning Free Virtual CME/CNE

Crossposted from King County Medical Society King County Medical Society (KCMS) is offering both a CNE (Continuing Nursing Education- Sat, July 17th) and CME (Continuing Medical Education- Sat, July 24th) focused on Preventing Childhood Lead Poisoning in collaboration with Public Health – Seattle & King County and UW Medicine.  Each offering is FREE and worth 4.75 AMA PRA…

National School-Based SBIRT Speaker Series

Crossedpost from National School-Based Health Alliance Update: In case you were unable to join any of the live webinars, you’re invite to view the recordings by clicking here. ===================================================================== The School-Based Health Alliance invites you to join virtual speaker series on school-based SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment). The series will feature practitioners,…

SBHC Services During Remote Learning (Video)

During the remote learning period, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) has worked with school-based health centers (SBHCs) to ensure students and families have information about available services. As part of this, the SPS Health Education Department released the following video, which SBHCs can use to promote their services. SBHC staff can reach out to the web…

It Starts with You(th): Garfield Students Promote SBHC Services During Remote Learning

In an effort to highlight new and creative ways school-based health staff are engaging youth in conversations around health and well-being, we are starting a series called It Starts with You(th). For the past five years, student leaders at Garfield High School in Seattle have partnered with Public Health–Seattle & King County to promote Human Papillomavirus…