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BMI Screening

Mar 16, 2016 // Categories: 2016, Health Notifications, News,

BMI Screening Notice from the School Nurse May 1, 2016 // Categories: 2015 , 2015 , Bulletin Board , Health Notifications , News , Tags: , , .   The Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School will be doing a mandated BMI Screening for 10th graders during the fourth week of May.   The purpose of this screening is to identify signs of possible… Continue Reading »

Mar 16, 2016 // Categories: 2016, Health Notifications, News,

Measles

Mar 24, 2015 // Categories: 2015, Health Notifications, News,

Mrs. Ward, the school nurse, would like to warn everyone about measles: U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently sent a letter to superintendents with links to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and suggested ways to disseminate the information and to implement best practices in districts with help from local public health authorities. The U.S. Department of Education’s… Continue Reading »

Mar 24, 2015 // Categories: 2015, Health Notifications, News,

A Note from the Nurse on Student Absences

Jan 15, 2015 // Categories: 2015, 2015, Bulletin Board, Health Notifications, News, Tags: , , , , .

Mrs. Ward, the school nurse, would like to remind parents that they must report all student absences directly to the school. To report a student as being absent, the Attendance Office must be notified at (508) 763-8011 ext. 148 by 11:00 a.m. on the day of the absence. Additionally, a note must be provided explaining… Continue Reading »

Jan 15, 2015 // Categories: 2015, 2015, Bulletin Board, Health Notifications, News, Tags: , , , , .

Rochester Flu Shot Clinic on December 4th

Dec 1, 2014 // Categories: 2014, 2014, Bulletin Board, Health Notifications, News, Tags: , , .

There will be a Flu Clinic available for use on Thursday, December 4 from 3-7 p.m. inside the Rochester Council on Aging at 66 Dexter Lane. Please remember to wear short sleeves and to bring your insurance cards. All are welcome! For additional information, call the Marion Board of Health at 508-748-3530 or the Rochester Board… Continue Reading »

Dec 1, 2014 // Categories: 2014, 2014, Bulletin Board, Health Notifications, News, Tags: , , .

Important Information Regarding Flu Shots

Oct 9, 2014 // Categories: 2014, Health Notifications, News, Tags: , , .

Old Colony will not be giving flu shots this year as a result of a decline in interest and response to the clinic. Flu vaccines have become readily available at Pediatricians’ offices, drug stores, and even supermarkets – often offered free of charge. Several local town Boards of Health are currently offering flu clinics. The school… Continue Reading »

Oct 9, 2014 // Categories: 2014, Health Notifications, News, Tags: , , .

BMI Screening Notice from School Nurse.

May 5, 2014 // Categories: 2014, Health Notifications, News,

The Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School will be doing a mandated BMI Screening for 10th graders on the third  week of May.   The purpose of this screening is to identify signs of possible weight related issues. A simple height and weight will be taken and recorded.  Complete privacy will be provided.  It is… Continue Reading »

May 5, 2014 // Categories: 2014, Health Notifications, News,

Old Colony Hosts a Spring Into Health and Safety Fair

Mar 17, 2014 // Categories: 2014, Health Notifications, News,

What: A celebration of health & safety for the entire family! The South Coast Health Van will be on site. Health Screenings, Medical Information and Education, Health and Safety Demonstrations and Exhibits for all ages. A fun three hours are planned for the entire family. Face Painting, Tattoos, Games, Clowns, Crafts and Prizes! Every student… Continue Reading »

Mar 17, 2014 // Categories: 2014, Health Notifications, News,

Mandated BMI Screening for 10th Graders

May 23, 2013 // Categories: 2013, Health Notifications, News,

Old Colony will be conducting the State mandated BMI Screening for 10th graders during the first week of June.   The purpose of this screening is to identify signs of possible weight related issues. A simple height and weight will be taken and recorded.  Complete privacy will be provided.   It is not a diagnostic service but… Continue Reading »

May 23, 2013 // Categories: 2013, Health Notifications, News,
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