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Stephanie Faren

Director, Health Services
Director, Health Services

Health Services

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Keeping students healthy, safe, in school and ready to learn is our priority.  

Healthy Students are Better Learners

We support the well-being and academic success of all students through health promotion, disease prevention, health care coordination and advocacy for the health and wellness of the whole child. 

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It's Flu Season

Flu is a potentially serious, contagious disease. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu can lead to hospitalization and even death. CDC recommends a three-step approach to fight flu.

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Concussions

With proper management, most concussions resolve quickly. However, without a plan for managing the recovery in school, concussions can last longer and interfere with classwork, physical activities, and social life.  

If your child has experienced any head injury, let your school know - we know what to do.

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Lice

In the United States, head lice infestations are most common among preschool and elementary school-age children and their household members regardless of socioeconomic status and hygienic living conditions. 

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Measles

Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease (in the lungs) caused by a virus that is spread by direct contact with nasal or throat secretions of infected people.

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Meet Your School's Health Team

In BVSD, school nurse consultants and health room paraprofessionals work together to manage health-related situations and concerns.

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