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Influenza and other common viruses have been highly prevalent in recent weeks, healthcare providers have seen high rates of asthma exacerbations, and other respiratory illnesses. We are reminding administrators, and all staff and students about the importance of hand washing in our schools. Robust measures to ensure hand washing prior to all snacks and meals is a must!
To learn more about handwashing please click this link to the CDC (Centers For Disease Control) recomendations or visit the Baldwin County Health Services Department for more information at this link.
The Baldwin County Board of Education, in cooperation with HNH Immunizations Inc., will once again offer the influenza (FLU) vaccines in schools The vaccination will be made available to all students, except for students who are dependents of parents insured by the Public Education Employee Health Insurance Program (PEEHIP). Employee’s children are given the opportunity to participate in the Alabama Department of Public Health Wellness school clinics and are not eligible for this program.