Summer 2018 Resources

There are many resources for King County students during the summer months. What are your favorites? As we prepare for the summer, now is the time to ensure your students are connected to the services they need–food, healthy activities, summer learning, health services, etc.–while your SBHCs are closed. Here are a few we recommend but we want…

Looking to Stay Updated on the Latest News in Child/Adolescent Immunizations?

Immunizations make up a significant amount of school-based health work, from School Nurses’ diligent compliance tracking to school-based health center medical staff providing shots on site. As such, staying up-to-date on the latest news and recommendations is key! Our friends in the Immunizations program at Public Health–Seattle & King County suggest the following resources to help you…

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

As providers and staff in schools, you are oftentimes positioned to best recognize mental health concerns in your students and connect them to services. But in addition to recognizing and addressing mental health, you also play a huge role in promoting mental wellbeing and resilience among your students. For all the roles that you play from prevention to treatment,…

Seattle School Board Approves a Resolution Calling for Lawmakers to Increase Student Safety

Crossposted from Seattle Public Schools. “Dear Seattle Public Schools families and community, We continue to share in the nation’s collective grief following the Florida school shooting. Student safety is essential. Seattle Public Schools put in place extensive safety procedures, and we will be reviewing those to do even more. Preventing Gun Violence in Schools However,…

Rainier Beach SBHC Highlighted for Public Health Week 2018

April 2-6, 2018 marked National Public Health Week. In celebration, Public Health–Seattle & King County highlighted the Rainier Beach Teen Health Center, which has been serving Seattle Public Schools students for 30 years. Area Manager Jane Simpson led viewers through the clinic along with Nurse Practitioner, Laura Stuart. Clinic Coordinator, Deborah Stanley; Mental Health Provider,…