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The pandemic has been a source of stress, anxiety, and grief for many students, staff and families. Stressors such as economic loss, illness, death and grief can cause mental health challenges for anyone and can cause acute symptoms to appear for individuals who may ...
NASN Resources Interim Guidance: Role of the School Nurse in Return to School Planning Interim Guidance: Role of the State School Nurse Consultant in Return to School Planning Template Letter to School Administration for Inclusion of School Nurses in Planning ...
It is essential for school nurses, health personnel, and school staff to have appropriate PPE available when caring for students or staff who report COVID-19 like symptoms while at school. School nurses, healthcare personnel, and school personnel who are providing care ...
The virus that causes COVID-19 can land on surfaces. The risk of becoming infected by touching a surface is low. It is possible for individuals to become infected if they touch those surfaces and then touch their nose, mouth, or eyes. Therefore, it is important that ...
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It is important for schools to implement practices to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, by limiting cross-over of students, teachers, and staff to the extent feasible. Cohorting, an example of such practices, is forming groups of students, ...
NASN Resources COVID-19 & Students: Frequently Asked Questions Interactive activity Can I Send My Student to School? Interactive activity Teaching Children and Families Regarding COVID-19 Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 [English] ...
In order to facilitate the safe reopening of schools, effective measures to prevent COVID-19 transmission must be at the forefront (e.g. universal mask wearing, physical distancing, cleaning and disinfection, hand hygiene, respiratory etiquette, adequate ventilation). ...
NASN Resources How to Manage Difficult Conversations Interactive activity Considerations for School Nurses: Health Equity Implications During COVID-19 Pandemic CDC Resources Indicators for Dynamic School Decision-Making Other Resources As COVID-19 ...
NASN Resources Considerations for School Nurses in Return to School: Dental Screening Oral Health Self Assessment CDC Resources Considerations for School Sealant Programs During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic Summary of CDC COVID-19 ...
It is recommended schools designate a staff person, such as the school nurse and/or school administrator, to be responsible for responding to COVID-19 concerns and ensure related safety practices and procedures are implemented appropriately. It is logical that the school ...