Read the latest about Washington's Mumps Outbreak here and King County's Public Health handout on Mumps here.
Stay up to date with the latest health and wellness tips from Seattle Children's.
How to Store Medicine Safely at Home
Proper storage of over-the-counter and prescriptive medication can prevent accidental ingestion and poisoning. Learn more about proper medication storage here.
Teenagers can easily get hooked on prescription drugs that are not locked up or disposed of. Often, using prescription narcotics as a teenager can lead to other drug use down the road. To learn more about teenage prescription drug use click here.
Keep Students Health with Regular Check-ups!
Regular medical check ups are an important way to keep children safe and healthy. It also teaches children how to care for their bodies when they're older by creating a routine and relationship with a healthcare provider. Here are the regular screenings children should be scheduled for by their parent or guardian.
I create a monthly newsletter for NMSD staff members, which covers relevant health information, announcements from the health services department, and inspiration for a happy school year.
To read this month's Nurse's Notes, click here!
Past Nurse's Notes:
2016: January February March April May June September October November December
2015: September October November December
Health Resources for Students and Families
Do you need help finding a health care provider or other health resources? Click on the links below to find resources in Mason, Kitsap County, and beyond!
Vision and Hearing
Immunizations En Espanol
Check back often for more resources! If you can't find what you're looking for, contact Catherine at 277-2328.