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…

Funding Opportunity: Implementation Grants for Vaccine Uptake and Confidence

The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) in collaboration with the Institute of Educational Leadership (IEL) and with generous support from Kaiser Permanente, is pleased to announce the second Champions for School Health funding opportunity for projects designed to increase access to and confidence in the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine and school-required vaccines, particularly in under-resourced communities. …

Two Upcoming Webinars:

The Washington School-Based Health Alliance, in partnership with Public Health-Seattle & King County, is pleased to host this upcoming webinars for the school-based health field in Washington. Please join us! 1. TOPIC:  Behavioral Health Impacts of COVID-19, Two Years In:  Trends, Resources & Strategies WHEN: Wednesday, February 9, 2022, noon-1pm REGISTER HERE Two years into the COVID-19…

Digital Outreach to Seattle World School Students

Seattle World School supports a unique population of students. Many students speak a primary language other than English and have recently moved to the United States. Established to serve these students and their unique needs, Seattle World School draws residents from all over Seattle. With students and families often not living near the school, this…

Reaching Students During Remote Learning

During the remote learning period, reaching students has been a challenge for many school-based health centers (SBHCs). In spite of these challenges, school-based health providers have shown their incredible adaptability and creativity to ensure students receive the services they need. One particular example comes from Antonia Caliboso, LICSW, mental health provider at Cleveland High School…

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…