Please check the menu to the left for important information and articles. If you have any questions you may contact the nurses by calling the Elementary School at 258-7357.
New State Immunization Requirements
The Washington State Department of Health has created a new immunization schedule for preschool and kindergarten age students. These new requirements go into effect beginning July 1st and so will pertain to students enrolled or enrolling in school for the 2012-2013 year.
The new requirements are listed below. For more detailed information, please contact the Mary Walker School District nurse at 509-258-7357 or consult your child’s pediatrician or primary physician.
H1N1 Swine Flu Virus Information
The Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Secretary of Health for Washington State have provided important information on preventing the spread of the H1N1 Swine Flu virus. Please
click here to read the complete article.
Other links and resources:
H1N1 FAQ (frequently asked questions): http://www.doh.wa.gov/h1n1/h1n1_faq.htm
H1N1 Flu Resource Kit: http://www.flu.gov/h1n1resourcekit.html
Resources for Parents and Caregivers (from the CDC): http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/parents/
The Department of Health, Children with Special Health Care Needs Program along with the University of Washington Medical Home Project developed an information sheet titled "Seasonal Flu and H1N1 (Swine Flu): Information for Caregivers of Children with Special Health Care Needs".