The Health Office is staffed each day from 7:45 am to 3:15 pm.
School nurse responsibilities include first aid, school record and immunization review, medication administration, vision and hearing screenings, development and implementation of Individual Health Plans and all Board policies regarding health.
The school nurse is a member of the Leadership, Child Find, Crisis Response and Wellness Teams and serves as the health liaison between school, home and community.
The Five Town CSD Board acknowledges the fact that some of the Camden Hills Regional High School students are sexually active. In an effort to help prevent sexually transmitted infections (STI's) and unintended pregnancies, the Five Town CSD will provide students access to free condoms in the nurse's office and other appropriate locations, in conjuction with written information on condom use, sexual readiness and STI's.
Community Outreach Educator
To further support teen sexual health, an outreach educator will be available periodically for students to discuss topics such as communication, relationships, problem solving, abstinence, pregnancy, condom education, sexually transmitted infections, emergency contraception, birth control options and reproductive health. Services are voluntary and confidential.
Parents as Sex Educators (from Advocates for Youth)
When parents talk to and affirm the value of their children, young people are more likely to develop positive, healthy attitudes about themselves. This is also true when the subject is sex. Research shows that positive communication between paretns and their children can help young people establish individual value and make healthy decisions.
The following are topics are from the Advocates for Youth website:
- Sexual Health Education for Young People with Disabilities - Research and Resources for Parents/Guardians
- Are Parents and Teens Talking about Sex?
- Can We Talk about Abstinence and Contraception OR Is It a Mixed Message?
- Characteristics of Parents of Sexually Healthy Children
- Parents and Teens Talking Together About Contraception
- Parents and Their Children Learning about Sexuality
- Parents as Advocates for Comprehensive Sex Ed in Schools
- Sex and Sensibility: A Parent's Take on Advice from an Expert
- Talking With Kids Openly and Honestly About Sexuality
- Viewing Sexuality as Normal and Healthy and Treating Young People as a Valuable Resource
- Why Sex Education Also Belongs in the Home
Blood Borne Pathogens Training Video.
After viewing, please complete BBP quiz below.
|GBGAA-R||Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan|
|GBGAA-R-A||Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan Appendix A|