Healthy students are able to learn better. During School-Based Healthcare Awareness Month this February, find out about several high impact opportunities to help all students live a healthy and successful life through Healthy Students, Promising Futures. This toolkit provides state and local action steps and practices to improve school-based health. Check it out today!
You take care of countless things each day: school work, meal prep, family, balancing work and your life. Are you remembering to take care of what keeps you ticking each day – your heart? Heart disease is the number one killer in women. To help combat heart disease, the American Heart Association put together Life’s Simple 7, a group of seven health and behavior factors that taken together can help protect heart health. Learn more online.
At any time, school staff may need to respond to a food allergy emergency—whether in the classroom or cafeteria, or on the playground, athletic field, or school bus. That’s why it’s important for educators to know about food allergies and understand their role in helping to prevent and respond to allergic reactions in schools. Learn more in our Food Allergy Book – also available in Spanish!
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