Thursday, June 18, 2020

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY

What is wellness?  Wellness is an active process of becoming aware and making choices toward a healthy lifestyle.

This will be the last Wellness Wednesday post for the 2019-2020 school year.  We hope you enjoyed these posts and we will be back in September to assist you in making more healthy decisions.

This week's topic is the Many Benefits of Water!

What Would Happen If You Didn't Drink Water?



How Much Sugar Is In Soda? Re-Think Your Drink! 



My Drink Has How Much Sugar?




Wednesday, June 10, 2020

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY

What is wellness?  Wellness is an active process of becoming aware and making choices toward a healthy lifestyle.

Every Wednesday the Health Services Team will be posting information so you can increase your knowledge, assisting you to make health decisions.

This week's topic is Sun Safety!

Avoid unprotected exposure to sunlight, seek shade and never indoor tan.

Wear sun protective clothing, including a long sleeved shirt, pants, wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses.

Apply recommended amounts of broad-spectrum sunscreen with a sunburn protection factor of SPF > 30 to all exposed skin and reapply every two hours.

Routinely examine your whole body for changes in your skin and report any changes to your healthcare provider.

Educate your family and community about the need to be sun AWARE.

Sunscreen Sing-A-Long


George the Sun Safe SUPERSTAR!




Thursday, June 4, 2020

FDA Alerts patients and health care professionals of Amneal and Impax Laboratories epinephrine auto-injector device malfunction


FDA is alerting patients, caregivers and health care professionals to immediately inspect certain lots of Amneal and Impax epinephrine auto-injector 0.3 mg to ensure the yellow “stop collar” in the device is present.

Click here for more information

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY

What is wellness?  Wellness is an active process of becoming aware and making choices toward a healthy lifestyle.


Every Wednesday the Health Services Team will be posting information so you can increase your knowledge, assisting you to make healthy decisions.


The topic this week is Summer Safety!



Bike Rules of the Road


Water Safety


Tick Talk


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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY

What is Wellness?  Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy life.

Every Wednesday the Health Service's Team will be posting information so you can increase your knowledge, assisting you to make healthy decisions.

The topic this week is the Quincy Public School Nurses.

Have you been wondering...what are the nurses doing during this pandemic? 
Click below to see the many things they are doing to keep you safe, healthy and informed.

Quincy Public School Nurses


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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY

What is Wellness? Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy life.

Every Wednesday the Health Service's Team will be posting information so you can increase your knowledge, assisting you to make healthy decisions.

The topic this week is Keeping Busy at Home and the Importance of Wearing a Mask.

Keeping Busy at Home


How to Safely Cover Your Face Outside of Home


We Wear Masks


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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY

What is Wellness? Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy life.
Every Wednesday the Health Service's Team will be posting information so you can increase your knowledge, assisting you to make healthy decisions.
The topic this week is Nutrition!
Along with maintaining routines for schoolwork, playtime and bedtime, keeping a routine of eating healthy meals and snacks is also very important during this pandemic. Here are some tips to get healthy meals and snacks into your schedule throughout the day. Start your day with a healthy breakfast!
The Eat Your Breakfast Club

The Five Fabulous Food Groups


Healthy Snacking


If you are facing immediate hunger, your local food bank can provide information on food pantries and local programs where you can get access to free food.  Call the PROJECT BREAD Food Service Hotline at (800)645-8333. Click here for Project Bread Organization and Find a Local Food Bank

As a reminder, lunch and breakfast (for the next day) are available at the following school sites from 11:00a.m. to noon each day (Atherton Hough Elementary School, Clifford Marshall Elementary School, Lincoln Hancock Community School, Montclair Elementary School, Parker Elementary School, North Quincy High School, Quincy High School and Snug Harbor Community School).

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