Health Services


Immunizations

syringe icon Immunizations are required for students.

  • List of required immunizations
  • Free immunization clinics
  • General information

 

Forms

  • Sports physicals
  • Forms for students new to ASD
  • Special meals
  • Asthma action plans
  • Diabetes care plans

 

Guidelines, procedures

  • Injured or ill students
  • Medication administration
  • School physicals
  • Screenings
  • Special needs

 

Topics of interest

Influenza (Seasonal)

Fact sheet (World Health Organization)
November 2016


Key facts

  • Seasonal influenza is an acute viral infection that spreads easily from person to person.
  • Seasonal influenza viruses circulate worldwide and can affect people in any age group.
  • In temperate climates, seasonal epidemics occur mainly during winter while in tropical regions, influenza seasonality is less obvious and epidemics can occur throughout the year.
  • Seasonal influenza is a serious public health problem that causes severe illness and death in high risk populations.
  • An influenza epidemic can take an economic toll through lost workforce productivity and strained health services.
  • Influenza vaccination is the most effective way to prevent disease.
  • Antiviral drugs are available for treatment, though influenza viruses can develop resistance to the drugs.

 

The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated this season.

Free Flu Vaccine Consent Form

CDC Flu Vaccine Information Sheet

Quick Links:

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/

http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/epi/id/pages/influenza/fluinfo.aspx

State of Alaska Influenza Fact Sheet

Bedbugs

Bedbugs are a nuisance, but are not known to spread disease. Learn more about bedbugs and how to protect against them in the handout below.

Quick Links:

http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/epi/id/pages/dod/bedbugs/default.aspx

http://dec.alaska.gov/eh/pest/bedbugs.html

UAF Bedbug Information

Concussion

Concussion

The proliferation of Energy drinks, which may contain more than 10 times the caffeine found in regular sodas, has prompted concern about the side effects from consuming these beverages.

 

Head lice

ASD revised its procedures regarding head lice control in 2009.

 

Wellness

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