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In The News: School nurses greatly expand role with Covid-19 vaccinations

From contact tracing to diagnosing signs of anxiety in students, school nurses have taken on much more during the pandemic. Now, lawmakers in states like Texas and North Carolina are proposing legislation that requires more districts to employ full-time nurses in schools. This article details school nurses’ integral role in fighting COVID-19 and keeping our […]

In the News: CDC Issues Guidance for Safely Reopening Schools

During the coronavirus pandemic, each state has grappled with varying approaches to education and public health. Now, the Centers for Disease Control have shared comprehensive guidelines for how to safely operate schools. Here’s what you need to know about the new federal guidelines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new and lengthy guidance […]

In the News: Should Schools Become Vaccination Sites for Everyone?

Public health experts point to vaccine distribution as a key to getting students back in class and keeping teachers safe. As more districts work to get teachers and staff their shots, leaders debate whether schools should become community hubs for vaccination. An increasing number of school district leaders are setting up creative partnerships to vaccinate […]