Author Archives: NSHS Nurse

REMINDER: NSHS Flu Clinic, Nov. 9 (Forms due Nov. 7)

Each student to be vaccinated must have a parent/guardian complete two forms: a consent/screening form and an insurance/administration record. Forms are available in the school nurse’s office, or may be downloaded at www.newtonma.gov/flu. Forms are due to the School Nurse by November … Continue reading

From the Nurse: Fight the Flu!

Shoo Flu: Get the flu vaccine at school, not the flu! Seasonal flu vaccination clinics will be held during the school day at the Newton Public Schools in October and November. Students in Kindergarten through grade 12 may receive vaccine. … Continue reading

Talk: How to Prevent and Handle Severe Allergic Reactions

Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Time: 7 – 9:00 PM Place: Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Bowles Conference Area Life-threatening food allergies now affect an estimated 4% of teens and adults and 5% of young children. To help prevent tragic deaths and emergency … Continue reading

Free Workshop: Promoting Positive Body Image in Your Teen

Date:  Tuesday, September 11, 2012 Time:  7:00 – 8:30 PM Place:  Ed Center, 100 Walnut Street, Room 210 Does your high school student seem preoccupied with her appearance and weight? Do you wonder if your son’s exercise habits have become … Continue reading