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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 Screenings

APS Screenings

Screenings Arlington Public schools provides Massachusetts Department of Public Health mandated screenings for students to include vision, hearing, postural and SBIRT at various grade levels. If you do NOT want your child screened for any of the aforementioned...

Head Lice Protocol

1. If a student is identified as having a case of Pediculosis (nits and/or live lice), he or she will be assessed and returned to class and/or dismissed at the nurse’s discretion. 2. The nurse will assess siblings and close contacts who attend Arlington Public...

Registration

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...