Leading Medical and Public Health Organizations Highlight Critical Importance of the 16-year-old Immunization Visit

Healthcare professionals urged to improve low adolescent vaccination rates through focus on 16-year-old immunization visit The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American College Health Association (ACHA), American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), and Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM)…

News Release: State officials urge action on youth mental health trends

Crossposted from: Washington Department of Health State officials urge action on youth mental health trends OLYMPIA — Recently released Healthy Youth Survey data show a high and increasing number of Washington youth reported feeling so sad or hopeless they stopped a usual activity or seriously considered suicide in the past year. The number of students who reported feeling…

Thank You and Farewell, Katie Johnson!

On October 28, 2016 we will bid farewell to Katie Johnson, Manager of Student Health Services at Seattle Public Schools. Katie’s passion and dedication to her work has been felt far and wide during her tenure at Seattle Public Schools. Katie’s next professional adventure will lead her to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation where she…