|Gina Nocon, RN, BSN, NJ-CSN||High School West Nurseemail@example.com||2018|
|Mary Crane, RN, BSN, NJ-CSN||High School East Nursefirstname.lastname@example.org||2085|
|Trish Greene||High School Health Office Secretaryemail@example.com||2018|
Starting in spring 2005, we have added notification to parents of children under 5% or over 95% of CDC recommended weight standards. Research now shows children are at risk for childhood obesity which predisposes them for health issues as they age.Please access the following website for additional information: http://www.obesity.org
NJ Family Care provides free or low cost insurance for children and their parents/guardians. For more information or to apply please visit www.njfamilycare.org.
Information for Parents and Student's to Help Keep Asthma Under Control. Check This Out.
HEPATITIS B VACCINE UPDATEUnvaccinated children born on or before January 1, 1990 entering, attending, or transferring into a New Jersey school in Grades Nine through 12 on or after September 1, 2003 who have not completed the Hepatitis B vaccine series are eligible to attend school in provisional status following receipt of the first dose of any Hepatitis B vaccine dose. The child granted provisional status shall receive a second dose of Hepatitis B containing vaccine no later than three months after receiving the first dose and shall receive the third dose no later than 12 months following the first dose. If the child is age eligible to receive the two-dose regimen, the second and final dose shall be received no later than six months following the first dose.
It’s Flu Season 2020-2021
Q: When is it too late to get a Flu Shot?
A: When you’re sick from catching the flu
The Burlington County Health Department offers residents free seasonal flu vaccines, and many Doctor’s offices, Urgent Care Centers, and pharmacies like CVS & Walgreens also offer free or low-cost Flu shots.
The convergence of the current COVID-19 pandemic and the start of flu season means some people can become infected with both illnesses, as well as put more stress on an already stressed-out health system.
“While not as deadly or transmissible as COVID-19, influenza still sends at least 100,000 people to the hospital each year,” said Health Department Director Dr. Herbert Conaway in a statement. “Getting a flu shot also helps conserve potentially scarce health care resources during this pandemic.”
The vaccines will be available every Thursday at the BCHD (See flyer) starting on Sept. 24 through January at clinics throughout the county.