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San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been discriminated against, immediately contact the school site principal and/or Executive Director of the Office of Equity, Ruth Diep, at (415) 355-7334 or diepr@sfusd.edu.  A copy of SFUSD’s uniform complaint policy is available upon request.


 
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April 2014

Health Awareness Month


Violence Prevention - Stand Up for Peace and Safety

Enhance peace and safety at schools by holding events and teaching lessons related to violence prevention. Participate in Respect Week! Read WAD for more information, additional activities and a list of curriculum at your school site.

Harvest of the Month is Persimmons
See Persimmon Haikus from ExCEL After School (lesson plan).

View full list of Health Awareness themes for this school year.


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 Young Men’s Health Groups Kick Off In High Schools

SFUSD is hosting groups for young men in 7 high schools to talk about masculinity, sexuality and health. The groups, which aim to reduce HIV risk in young men, are facilitated by staff members from the schools’ Wellness Centers/Health Centers in collaboration with staff members’ from LYRIC, Health Initiatives for Youth and Huckleberry Youth Programs. This innovative project is funded by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the groups will be meeting weekly throughout the 2014-15 school year.

Ebola Information for Parents/Guardians and Staff

Although there is an extremely low risk of getting Ebola in San Francisco, it is important that accurate information and guidance about Ebola is available to parents/guardians and staff.
Read WAD for info sheet and letters for parents/guardians.

Project Prevent Grant Helps Students Overcome Trauma

SFUSD students will have more support dealing with the effects of trauma and violence thanks to a new $2.8 million Project Prevent grant. The funding will allow SFUSD to provide targeted services to schools for the next five years. This includes establishing a new Integrated School-Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Program (VIP program) to schools in the Bayview Zone. 
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November SIT Newsletter

Please see the November Newsletter from the Student Intervention Program (SIT), for program updates, appreciations and this month's training opportunities. Don't miss out on reading about coping with holiday stress in our mental health corner, and resources for supporting students during the holiday season. 

Help Students Manage Asthma and Avoid Infections

Asthma accounts for more than 15 million missed school days per year. How can you support students with asthma? What are the Universal Precautions you can put in place to prevent infectious disease exposure? Find out here.

BASIS Intervention Tracker is LIVE

The new student intervention tracker, BASIS (Behavioral, Academic, Social Emotional Supports and Interventions), is designed to enable your school to track and monitor supports and interventions assigned to ensure student success. BASIS works to keep all critical intervention data in one place for student support service team access. You can connect to the on line tracker at usebasis.com. If you need support, please contact or call 415 242 2615 at School Health Programs.

Tips for Avoiding the Flu and Other Viruses (Including Enterovirus-D68)

You've probably heard on the news that Enterovirus-D68 has been diagnosed in the Bay Area, and the SF Department of Public Health is working with local hospitals to contain it. To prevent yourself from coming down with any sort of flu or virus, try the following tips:

  • Receive an annual seasonal flu vaccination (6 mos. & older)
  • Wash your hands
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Cover your cough and sneeze with tissue or sleeve
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth

More about seasonal influenza | Read WAD

SFUSD Bed Bug Procedure

Bed bugs can occasionally travel to school from an infested home in backpacks or in student clothing. Learn what should be done if a bed bug is found at a school site. Learn more, get fact sheets and see sample notification letters.

Vision and Hearing Screenings

Vision and Hearing Screening for school age children is required by state law. Early detection of vision and hearing loss can provide the opportunity to correct the problem earlier, and with less interference to learning. Get futher information and screening schedules.

Injuries and Acute Health Issues at School

It is essential that school staff respond appropriately to accidents and acute health issues. A decision to call 911 should be based on the immediate need of the student, rather than concern for possible incurred costs. Find out more  

Tdap (Pertussis/Whooping Cough) Vaccine Requirement

All students entering 7th grade should have proof of a Tdap (Pertussis/Whooping Cough) vaccine for school entry.  Additionally, all 8th – 12th grade students transferring from outside of California who have not been vaccinated or existing students lacking evidence of Tdap must meet the requirement. Details here. For more information about the Tdap requirement, please go to www.shotsforschool.org.   

 

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