Public Health & Information
With media coverage and word of mouth quickly shifting topics to those of swine flu, MRSA, Ebola, and other communicable diseases and infections, the administration of Willingboro Public Schools wants to ensure parents and students are informed of issues regarding any health concerns within our community.
If you have further inquiries regarding Communicable Diseases, you can get information from the Burlington County Department of Health website by clicking here or by checking out the Department's newsletter <<"Straight A Health.">> <insert link here>
Health Dept. Guidance - Interim guidance for Burlington County schools regarding the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) can be found below. With a heightened awareness of EVD, the New Jersey Department of Health is currently developing guidelines for schools. Please see the published <<Interim Guidance.>> <insert link here>
Resources on Ebola
The Department has compiled the following resources, which are immediately available for use in your districts:
- A fact sheet developed by the New Jersey Department of Health titled “Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Interim Guidance for K-12 Schools for Students Arriving From Ebola-Affected Areas”: School Guidance
- A frequently asked questions and answers on Ebola document developed by the New Jersey Department of Health: FAQs
- A classroom guidance lesson for elementary and high school students to help deal with student’s reaction to Ebola and tips on how to talk to children about Ebola: Ebola Talk
- An information sheet developed by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC): Fact Sheet and a one-page graphic.
<<District Letter Regarding Meningococcal Disease Alert>> <insert content here>
<<Meningococcal Disease Fact Sheet>> <insert content here>
<<Important Information Regarding MRSA>> <insert content here>
<<MRSA Brochure>> <insert content here>
<<MRSA Quick Facts Sheet>> <insert content here>
<<What to do about MRSA>> <insert content here>