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School Nurses & Teachers


School nurses, teachers, and staff can help prevent the spread influenza (flu). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Information for Schools: Questions & Answers, provides answers to commonly asked questions from school administrators, teachers, staff, and parents about flu.



 School Nurses
play a key role in sharing information about the importance of all individuals getting an annual flu vaccine and leading preventative measures to Keep Flu out of School.

  • Join the online community of school nurses interested in flu prevention to share best practices (free registration is required)
  • Listen tot he National Association of School Nurses (NASN) Radio Podcast, 3 Tools You Can Use to Help Keep the Flu Out of Your School
  • Download communication templates, tools, and resources to help you get the word out to schools and communities
  • Share sample activities, workplans, and educational resources with teachers and school administrators
  • Review SchoolVaxView, your source for data, information, and news about school vaccination coverage as well as schoolchildren vaccination rates
For additional resources visit the Keep Flu out of School resources webpage and NASN Seasonal Influenza webpage.

Teachers and School Administrators also have a role preventing flu. Download ready-to-use activities, workplans, and other educational resources to help educate students about the importance of annual flu vaccination.

Resources

3 Tools You Can Use to Help Keep the Flu Out of Your School

National Association of School Nurses (NASN) Radio Podcast

Guidance for School Administrators to Help Reduce the Spread of Seasonal Influenza in K-12 Schools

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

How to Clean and Disinfect Schools to Help Slow the Spread of Flu

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): A checklist for schools with tips for cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing school surfaces

Influenza Video

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID): Short video featuring experts in public health, medical, patient, and parent groups speaking about influenza and the importance of annual vaccination

Information for Schools and Childcare Providers

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Educators and staff can help slow the spread of colds and flu

Information for Schools: Questions & Answers

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Answers to commonly asked questions from school administrators, teachers, staff, and parents about influenza (flu)

National Association of School Nurses: KFOS Online Community

National Association of School Nurses (NASN): Free registration is required to join the conversations

School District (K-12) Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

SchoolVaxView

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data, information, and news about school vaccination coverage and other related topics

Seasonal Influenza

National Association of School Nurses (NASN)