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Parents, If your child has an IEP or has a medical diagnosis you can find some of the Bossier Parish School Nurses general health plans by clicking on the link below.  For additional information or questions, Contact your School Nurse or the Nursing Department at (318)549-7250.

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WHAT TO DO ABOUT THE FLU

Flu season is sticking around.  Hand-washing is the best way to prevent the spread of germs.  See your doctor for information on how to best protect your student and yourself from the flu this year.  Here are some updated guidelines and helpful tips from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

 

CDC Flu Guide for Parents

Everyday Ways to Prevent the Flu

Flu and You 2013

            

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Is it just a Cold or is it the Flu

    Check Your Flu F.A.C.T.S. 

F = Fever 

A = Aches

C = Chills

T = Tiredness

S = Sudden onset

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DENTAL CARE 

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Important Immunization Information for Parents 

 

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Bossier Parish School Nurses

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Welcome to the Bossier Parish Schools Nursing Department

We hope to provide you with useful information, as well as keep you updated on school activities.  The Bossier Parish Nursing Department mission statement is to 'Promote the optimal health of our students, thus ensuring their maximum attendance'.  We are working to establish good nutritional habits, provide health screenings, and offer use of support services to give students the tools to achieve success.  We strive to make every effort to ensure your child's learning environment is as healthy as possible.  Positive, parental communication and involvement are the best ways to reach that goal.  Please keep us aware of any/all recent changes in your child's health needs by contacting your School Nurse or the BPS Nursing Department.

2719 Airline Drive Building T-25 ♦ Bossier City, Louisiana  71111

Phone (318)549-7250 ♦ Office Fax (318)549-7251  Fax for Medical Documents Only (318)549-7253 


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Parents, Physicians, and Physician Staff:

The Nursing Department now has a separate, confidential, fax line specifically for medical documentation. That includes medication orders, medical release and authorization forms, and all requested student medicals.  Please send all medical documentation to (318)549-7253.

Click links below for forms

 LA Medication Order Forms     

 Physician's Authorization     

 Special Diet Orders 


MEDICAID PROVIDER LOCATOR TOOL

  Do you need to find health services for your child and are enrolled in Medicaid?  Not sure which physicians are Medicaid Providers in your area?  You can call 1-855-BAYOU-4U (1-855-229-6848) for information.  For finding physicians, click the picture below to access the LA Medicaid Provider Locator Tool for information on many types of services.  For your child's general care needs, click the picture then follow these easy steps.  

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      1. Under 'Provider Groups' choose 'Physician Services'.

      2. Under 'Provider Specialties' choose 'Pediatrics'.

      3. On the Louisiana map, click on any parish for a list of physicians and contact information. 

 How Well Are You Washing Your Hands? 
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Click below and find out if you and your child are practicing good hand-washing.  Enjoy some fun activities, sing some songs, and maybe learn something new on how to keep germs away!

CDC Clean Hands Tips and Activities

Fun Hand-Washing Experiment

How Long to Wash?  Just Sing this Song

Wash Your Hands Jingle

ACT 624

MANAGEMENT OF SEVERE ALLERGIES IN SCHOOLS

A Policy for Management of Severe Allergies in Schools has been implemented by the Bossier Parish School Board in compliance with SENATE BILL NO. 119, Section 1. R.S. 17:436.1(K), LA Act 624 involving the administration of medication in schools. 

Today students will receive a letter informing their Parent/Guardian(s) of the addendum to the Bossier Parish School's Policy for Administration of Medication at School regarding this Act.  The updated policy will be included in all future Student Handbooks, may be viewed on the BPS website home page, or at the link below.   A copy of the Parent/Guardian(s) Letter of Information regarding Act 624 being given to all Bossier Parish students today can also be viewed at the provided link below. 

BPS Administration of Medication Policy

Act 624 Parent/Guardian Information Letter

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Please follow the link below for some very helpful information regarding allergies.  

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IF YOU HAVE AN URGENT MATTER

AND YOUR SCHOOL NURSE CANNOT BE REACHED AT HER DIRECT LINE

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Call the Nursing Department @ 549-7250

Helpful Sources of Information

Poison Control

Click the link above to get information on how to be prepared and safely handle this type of emergency before it arises.  

If you, or someone in your care has/has possibly ingested a foreign substance, ACT FAST call Poison Control 1-800-222-1222

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (or CDC)

Click link above for important information and updates on the latest and pressing health issues affecting our region, state, and the US.

Community Resources

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David Raines Community Health Center-Bossier Location

1514 Doctors Drive  Bossier City, LA 71111
Medical—(318) 549-2500  Fax—(318) 549-2555
Dental—(318) 841-6023

  Hours of Operation: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8am—5pm Wednesday 9am—6pm

 

How can we try to keep from getting sick?

Click below to get on the winning side of

"THE GERM WAR"

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After you find out how to keep Staph Sergeant and his Germ Army

from invading your health, click the badge to become an Official PDI AGENT!

Tell everyone in your house you want to send them on a trip and keep them well at the same time.  Have them click on the soap and tour the Soap-a Cabana!  

Staying Healthy at Home

Means Being Healthy at School!

Learn how with fun facts, tips, and even new recipe and physical activity suggestions at

ChooseMyPlate.gov or just click on the plate below.

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