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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 of Change: Making Healthy Schools the Norm” is a Kentucky School Health and Physical Education Network (KySHAPE) professional learning event in which the Coordinated School Health Team will partner with educational cooperatives to provide professional [...]
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 continue to strengthen and implement policies to foster healthy eating among students and promote school health programs. The grant will be used during the next two years as the board works with state agencies to create [...]