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Health Services Information, Immunization Update for Fall 2018, Health and Wellness News, Links to Individual School Nurses, Health and Wellness Policies, Health Documents and Forms.

APS COVID-19 Information

APS COVID-19 Information

Dear APS Families, The health and safety of students, staff, and the Arlington community is of utmost importance in our schools. Students must be healthy to learn.  Similar to other districts, we have developed this guide to help families understand the policies and...

APS Screenings

APS Screenings

Screenings During the academic year of 2020-2021, all screenings have been waived by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.  This is in response to the COVID-19. Pandemic as a mitigation strategy. After the academic year of 2021, screenings will once again be...


When registering for school there are certain Massachusetts state mandated guidelines that must be adhered to before your child can start school.

Traveling with Type I Diabetes: Supply List

Traveling with Type I Diabetes: Supply List

Diabetes Awareness Month and Beyond

November is Diabetes Awareness Month.  This articles offers many opportunities for families, friends and Type I diabetics to become involved in their diabetes community, all of which span beyond just the month of November....

Beating the Heat with Type I Diabetes

I wish I had seen this article at the start of the summer, however there is still some great information that will certainly carry over into the warm fall weather....

Back to School Diabetes “Apparel List”

Some parents have reached out asking where they can find "fun" accessories for their child's diabetes supplies.  I found this post and thought it was great since it includes "diabetes apparel" with back to school shopping....

Physical and Mental Health Resource Booklet

This resource booklet is designed to provide information and referral services for students, parents and staff to use for physical & mental health referrals. It also serves as an informational packet to help with intervention services as needed.   [iframe...

School Registration

The Arlington Public Schools provides education to preschool through twelfth grade students in seven elementary schools, one middle school and one comprehensive high school. In addition to our academic programs, the Arlington Public Schools offers after-school...

Medication Permission Form for Health Care Providers and Parents

Under Massachusetts General Laws (M.G.L.) chapter 112, 80B, a licensed nurse must have a medication order from a physician, dentist, nurse practitioner, or physician’s assistant in order to administer any medication, whether it is a prescription drug or...