FREE Vaccination Clinic in Federal Way

Where: Federal Way High School, 30611 16th Ave S, Federal Way, WA 98003. When: Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 2:30pm – 8pm (No appointment needed!) Who can get vaccinated: Open to all King County K-12 students, up to age 18 (Please note, we are unable to vaccinate anyone aged 19 or older.) Cost: Free. There is…

Kudos to SPS School Nurses’ Immunization Efforts

Crossposted from Seattle Public Schools Health Services December 2019 Newsletter. Our priority is to make sure schools are safe learning environments for all. On December 16, [2019 SPS joins] other local school districts who have taken bold action to send out exclusion letters to those still out of compliance. Exclusion is set for January 8,…

Odds of HPV Vaccine Completion Higher in Seattle SBHCs

Results from a study undertaken in Seattle school-based health centers (SBHCs) show that “adolescent SBHC users had higher odds of completing the HPV vaccine series than adolescents who received all doses in traditional health care settings.” Published recently in Public Health Reports, the study (undertaken by Public Health–Seattle & King County’s Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Immunization…

Training Opportunity: “School Nurses’ Role within HPV Vaccine Uptake: A Model for Interprofessional Collaboration”

Presented by: Brittany L. Rosen, PhD, CHES, Assistant Professor in Health Promotion and Education at the University of Cincinnati and Kim Toole, Assistant Profession, Family Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator at Xavier University School of Nursing Date and Time: Wednesday, July 25, 12 p.m. PST (Register Here) This webinar will provide an in-depth review of school nurses’…