Wednesday, August 5, 2020
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Annual Children’s Environmental Health Summit registration open

The Kentucky Department for Public Health, in collaboration with the Kentucky Population Health Institute, is hosting the 5th Annual Children’s Environmental Health Summit. Due to COVID-19, this event will be virtual this year offering a series of monthly webinars beginning June 11.

Interim Commissioner Kevin C. Brown’s letter regarding coronavirus preparation

I know there is much anxiety among our public school families – students, educators and staff members alike – about the potential for an outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in our schools.

Tracking influenza-like illnesses in schools

The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Department of Public Health are partnering to track students with flu-like illnesses in the school setting.

Does your school nurse’s office have a CLIA certificate?

The federal Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services regulates laboratory testing through the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certification program. Any person or facility that performs laboratory tests on human specimens for the purpose of diagnosis and/or treatment is required by federal law to have a CLIA certificate.

Suicide prevention programming, support available to schools

The Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health is offering middle and high schools the opportunity and support to implement the peer-led social norming program, Sources of Strength.

Data shows Kentucky schools making healthier choices

More Kentucky schools are making healthier choices for their students and taking stock of their school health policies, according to data from the School Health Profiles surveys conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Coordinated School Health Team offers two workshops

The Kentucky Department of Education Coordinated School Health Team will host two free summer professional learning opportunities this summer at locations across the state. “Agents...

Kentucky awarded grant to improve school health programs

The Kentucky Board of Education has been awarded a $6,000 grant by the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) to help the board...