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New CDC guidelines for HPV Vaccine may Encourage Greater Vaccination Rates

From Marge Cole, State School Nurse Consultant: New information from the CDC recommended that 11- to 12-year-olds receive two doses of HPV vaccine at least six months apart rather than the previously recommended three doses to protect against cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infections. Teens and young adults who start the series later, at…

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Free EpiPen Program for School Nurses

Mylan Specialty L.P. is excited to announce the program is continuing, EpiPen4Schools™, created to help schools have improved access to epinephrine in the event a person experiences a life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) at school.  For a description and information about this program, please CLICK HERE.

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Missouri KIDS COUNT

This message comes from Missouri KIDS COUNT.  It’s great to see other organizations recognizing the value of school nurses!   Click on the link to view the first article.  Sign up for their newsletter to stay informed. School nurses are instrumental in leading and coordinating school efforts to keep our children healthy.  Missouri KIDS COUNT wants to recognize the…

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