Student Health and Wellness participated in a Somali cultural event at Washington on Friday, April 28.
Pictured above is Luul Osman, Highwood Hills Health Assistant (HA), Mary Yackley, Nora Moore, Epidemiologist, Saint Paul Ramsey County Public Health, and Shawna Hedlund, Health Start school based clinics.
Parents were encouraged to vaccinate their children and consult with their health care provider. Information was also provided on steps to take if your child develops symptoms.
Since 1972, National School Nurse Day has been set aside to recognize school nurses. National School Nurse Day was established to foster a better understanding of the role of school nurses in the educational setting. National School Nurse Day is celebrated on the Wednesday within National Nurse Week. National Nurse Week is always May 6 through 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday, http://www.nasn.org/AboutNASN/NationalSchoolNurseDay