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Published On 11/9/2022
US CDC has created a new office of School Preparedness [schoolpreparedness@cdc.gov]. Susan Adkins is a contact for them.
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93.981 -- Improving Student Health and Academic Achievement through Nutrition, Physical Activity and the Management of Chronic Conditions in Schools.

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Published On 9/27/2022
In a survey of nearly 8,000 school nurses, almost half (45%) reported symptoms of at least one adverse mental health condition in the two weeks prior to completing the survey in March 2022. The CDC collaborated with NASN and the National Association of State School Nurse Consultants (NASSNC) to distribute the 121-item survey to school nurses in the U.S. Click on Read More for the details.
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Published On 7/19/2022
State School Nurse Consultants (SSNCs) played a pivotal role ... during the pandemic. Schools faced unprecedented challenges in which many school administrators found themselves having to make strategic decisions on school health for the first time in their careers. The work of SSNCs has been recognized and appreciated in an unprecedented way, as they became key gatekeepers in school health, forming new partnerships with State Departments of Health and Education stakeholders; supporting school nursing practice, school nurses’ mental health, and pandemic fatigue; providing resources; and organizing many statewide virtual trainings. ... strategic in developing state school health policy and providing funding support, increasing school nurse positions in their states. As their roles have changed, SSNCs will continue to be intentional in the promotion of health and disease prevention throughout the years to come. NASN School Nurse (2022)
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Published On 6/8/2022
The National Association of School Nurses has announced that Ann Nichols will be inducted as a 2022 Nursing Fellow of the National Academy of School Nursing at this year’s annual meeting.
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Published On 5/11/2022
NASSNC has announced that Louise Wilson of Wisconsin has been awarded the 2022 Outstanding State School Nurse Consultant Achievement Award!
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Published On 8/17/2021
The National Association of State School Nurse Consultants recognizes the impact of racism and white supremacy on children, youth, and families. The statement provides members with a clear statement of the association’s position and provides anti-racism resources and action steps to support opportunities in each state to improve outcomes for students and people of color. State and national government leaders should support the reallocation of resources to mitigate years of white privilege and racism’s impact on health and education. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are among our affirmed core values.
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