I just love how school nurses across the country are innovating and creating ways to reach their communities based on needs identified through COVID19. Here is another example of a school nurse answering the call to duty by creating an instructional video about Personal Protective Equipment otherwise known as PPE! Thank you Liz for… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: School Nurse Liz Pray is Back With an Instructional #PPE Video
I am excited to share this children's book that explains the coronavirus to children! Thank you to Donna Gaffney for sending this my way! Retrieved from: https://nosycrow.com/blog/released-today-free-information-book-explaining-coronavirus-children-illustrated-gruffalo-illustrator-axel-scheffler/ Axel Scheffler has illustrated a digital book for primary school-age children, free for anyone to read on-screen or print out, about the coronavirus and the measures taken to… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: A Free Book Explaining the Coronavirus to Children
Here is an article that was just published in Teen Vogue that speaks to how school nurses continue to provide care during COVID19. My deep appreciation to the student journalist, Zach Schermele, for reaching out to me through Twitter to contribute to this article. School Nurses Are Still Providing Medical Care to Students During Coronavirus Schooled is… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: School Nurses Are Featured in Teen Vogue!
A big shout out to my Twitter friend Jim MacMillan for sharing a face mask generator to change social media profile pictures. While it may seem like a small gesture, it is exactly these visual messages that create public awareness. Here are the directions: https://app.generative.photos/masks4all?ref=producthunt. It worked on my Facebook profile picture too. I hope… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: How to Add a Face Mask to Your Social Media Profiles
The messaging about COVID19 was not reaching my school community and I was growing more and more concerned. There were first-hand reports of birthday celebrations, group gatherings, and a seeming lack of understanding of the impact of COVID19. Our families were not grasping the urgency of the message to stay home. There was a flood… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Bringing Credible COVID19 Messages to the Community Because All Health Care is Local