Officials fear a resurgent flu season as COVID-19 restrictions fade, schools reopen
Public health officials are recommending everyone get a flu shot now to stave off a potentially bad season. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rong-Gong Lin II, Luke Money Source Type: news

The demand-control model and pupils' aggressive behaviour towards teachers: a follow-up study - Andersen LP, Aust B, Winding TN.
PURPOSE: Pupils' aggressive behaviour towards teachers is a common phenomenon in schools across different countries. The purpose of this study is to test hypotheses that are central to the Job Demand-Control model as risk factors for pupils' aggressive beh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The prevalence and severity of teen dating violence victimization in community and at-risk adolescents in Spain - Oyarz ún J, Pereda N, Guilera G.
The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence and severity of teen dating violence victimization in Spanish adolescents from both community and at-risk samples. The sample comprised 1,105 community adolescents from secondary schools, 149 ado... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Heart Defibs in Schools Are Saving Staff Lives: Study
Title: Heart Defibs in Schools Are Saving Staff Lives: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - October 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Texas House passes bill targeting transgender students in sports
The bill would require students at public schools to play on sports teams based on the genders on their birth certificates. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nursing schools see applications rise, despite COVID burnout
Nurses around the U.S. are getting burned out by the COVID-19 crisis and quitting, yet applications to nursing schools are rising, driven by what educators say are young people who see the global emergency as an opportunity and a challenge (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Kavango West Concerned Over High Teenage Pregnancy Rate
[New Era] The Kavango West directorate of education has called for an increase in psychosocial support for the counselling needs at schools where teenage pregnancies continue to keep learners away from class. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 14, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Namibia: Sex for Money Fuels Kavango West Teen Pregnancies
[Namibian] The Directorate of Education in Kavango West says sex in exchange for money and a negative attitude towards the use of condoms by young boys are some of the contributing factors to pupil pregnancy at schools in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 14, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - M édenine Reports 34 More Infections, Most of Which in Schools
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The governorate of Medenine had reported 34 more COVID-19 infections from 703 tests, Preventive Health Director Zayed El Anz pointed out to TAP on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

CDC: Children Just as Vulnerable to COVID as Adults CDC: Children Just as Vulnerable to COVID as Adults
Schools without mask requirements were three-and-a-half times more likely to have COVID-19 outbreaks than those enforcing mask mandates.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Using 'pooled' samples for COVID-19 testing can be cheaper and just as effective
Researchers from Olivet Nazarene University in Illinois found that using pooled Covid testing instead of individual sampling can be cheaper and effective at schools. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Greenville County Schools announces change to student quarantine guidelines
Greenville County Schools announced Wednesday that the Department of Health and Environmental Control has altered its definition of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California Expands Access to Free Menstrual Products in Schools
Title: California Expands Access to Free Menstrual Products in SchoolsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - October 13, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Kansas City Kansas Public Schools agree on strict COVID-19 vaccination policy
Kansas City Kansas Public Schools will highly encourage all eligible staff and on-site volunteers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 on... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hamilton County Student Survives Rare Syndrome From COVID-19 Hamilton County Student Survives Rare Syndrome From COVID-19
Like hundreds of other children in Hamilton County Schools, in Tennessee, Elijah caught COVID-19 soon after classes resumed for the new academic year on Aug. 12.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Bill Aims to Address Trauma From Native American Boarding Schools Bill Aims to Address Trauma From Native American Boarding Schools
A bill to establish a Truth and Healing Commission on Native American boarding schools was recently reintroduced in the Senate and House of Representatives. How does it aim to acknowledge the past?Quick Take (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Nashville Nursing Schools Try to Fill Void Left by Pandemic Nashville Nursing Schools Try to Fill Void Left by Pandemic
There are signs that enrollment in nursing schools is picking up, but the nurses in training are joining a field that others are leaving.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Now it makes sense: AG Garland is cracking down on parents protesting critical race theory because his family member is getting rich off selling program to schools
(Natural News) Democrats continually accused former President Donald Trump of being corrupt and of profiting off his presidency because people stayed in his Washington, D.C., hotel. But subsequent investigations found that Trump, who never took one dime in salary throughout his four-year term (he donated his quarterly paychecks to government agencies), never violated any laws... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Kaduna Govt to Close Down Illegal Nursing Schools
[Leadership] Kaduna State Government has promised to clamp down on unregistered private Schools of Nursing that are being operated by unauthorized bodies and individuals, to safeguard the citizens from quack health personnel. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

California requires menstrual products in public schools
California public schools and colleges must stock their restrooms with free menstrual products under a bill signed Friday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Periods and low confidence put some girls off sport
The Youth Sports Trust charity wants girls to have a greater say over PE in schools. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California requires free tampons in public schools
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newsom signs bill requiring California public schools to provide menstrual products
Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom (Calif.) on Friday signed a bill requiring California public schools to provide free menstrual products. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California requires menstrual products in public schools
California’s latest effort builds on a 2017 law requiring low-income schools in disadvantaged areas to provide students with free... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A San Francisco Housing Complex Gives Domestic Abuse Victims a New Start
Women who went to prison for killing their abusive partners are starting over at Home Free, an apartment complex created by design volunteers in San Francisco. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Patricia Leigh Brown Tags: Domestic Violence Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides Women and Girls Treasure Island (San Francisco, Calif) Five Keys Schools and Programs Schwartz, Sunny Prisons and Prisoners Probation and Parole Crime and Criminals Home Free C Source Type: news

As schools roll out rapid testing for COVID-19, different approaches emerge across regions
Rapid antigen tests are seen as a useful tool to add to protective measures in schools during the pandemic. However, which kids to test, how often and even where to do the testing are among the many issues that differ as Canadian jurisdictions put rapid tests into play.  (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News Source Type: news

Covid jabs for 12- to 15-year-olds: how the UK scheme works
We look at where to get the jab, parental consent and the impact of natural infectionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs concerns grow about the slow deployment of Covid jabs to older children we take a look at who is eligible and where the vaccinations can be given.Which children are now eligible for vaccination?Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation Children Schools Infectious diseases Health Science UK news Source Type: news

Covid jabs for 12- to 15-year-olds: how the scheme in England works
We look at where to get the jab, parental consent and the impact of natural infectionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs concerns grow about the slowdeployment of Covid jabs to older children in England we take a look at who is eligible and where the vaccinations can be given.Which children are now eligible for vaccination?Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation Children Schools Infectious diseases Health Science UK news Source Type: news

With Masks On or Off, Schools Try to Find the New Normal
Despite some turmoil, the vast majority of students have been in classrooms full-time and mostly uninterrupted this fall. Now, educators... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cultural Competence and Health Literacy in Pharmacy Curriculums Cultural Competence and Health Literacy in Pharmacy Curriculums
Are pharmacy schools in the U.S. and Canada adequately covering content on health disparities, cultural competence, and health literacy?American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Nadhim Zahawi admits MASKS could return in schools to thwart Covid this winter
Nadhim Zahawi said masks in schools is 'absolutely' part of contingency plans to keep schools open, but he doesn't want to bring back bubbles.over concerns about mental health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PPE portal: how to order COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE), DHSC (updated 6th October 2021)
Eligible health and social care providers can order PPE through the portal to meet the increased need that has arisen as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 6 October 2021Updated order limits for pharmacies with 15 or more staff. They can now order up to (per week): 1,000 IIR masks, 1,000 aprons, 2,000 gloves (1,000 pairs). 27 September 2021Updated order limits for GPs, domiciliary care providers, residential care homes, pharmacies, dentists, orthodontists, optometrists, children's care homes and secure homes, residential special schools, and non-residential special schools (which conduct aerosol-generating procedures),...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As Gov. Little visits the border, Lt. Gov. McGeachin signs executive order banning Idaho schools, universities from requiring COVID-19...
In a tweet, McGeachin wrote that she "fixed" Little's executive order on vaccine passports, which was originally issued in April. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arizona Can't Use COVID Money for Anti-Mask Grants, Feds Say Arizona Can't Use COVID Money for Anti-Mask Grants, Feds Say
The Biden administration ordered Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to stop using the state ’s federal pandemic funding on a pair of new education grants that can only be directed to schools without mask mandates.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - October 5, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

The Latest: Families face concerns of various mask policies
The coronavirus pandemic is causing concern for families who face various policies at schools and day care centers (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Ministry of Education, Partners Set to Launch Innovative Learning to Boost Student's Enrollment in Schools Amid Covid-19 Disruption
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- As part of its activities to make lesson accessible to students through different medium, the Ministry of Education has embarked on a training workshop aimed at producing 9,000 lessons for students across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ontario rolling out rapid COVID-19 tests to some high-risk schools, child-care settings
Ontario will provide rapid COVID-19 tests for some schools and child-care settings to help ensure students can continue with in-person learning as much as possible, the province's chief medical officer of health said Tuesday. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Tuesday
Ontario public health units will be able to access rapid antigen test kits from the province to help prevent outbreaks at schools or child-care centres, the province's chief medical officer of health said Tuesday. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Covid-19, Booster Shots and Vaccine News: Live Updates
New Zealand became the latest country to give up on eliminating the virus. Vaccine mandate takes effect for New York City schools. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus and schools, House of Commons Library
This briefing paper looks at the impact of the pandemic on schools and pupils. It largely focuses on England. Updated for 2021-22 academic year. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: Big Challenges As Schools Reopen
[Monitor] Even before Uganda recorded its first Covid-19 case, President Museveni on March 20 ordered the closure of all institutions of learning on grounds that he was removing all likely hotspots to prevent any super spread of the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

California to require COVID-19 vaccines for schoolchildren
California will become the first U.S. state to require COVID-19 vaccinations for children to attend public and private schools in person under a mandate that could effect millions of students (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

California to Mandate Covid-19 Vaccines for All Students as Soon as Next Fall
Children from kindergarten to 12th grade in both public and private schools will be required to be inoculated against the coronavirus... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newsom orders COVID vaccines for eligible students, the first state mandate for K-12  schools
The COVID vaccine mandate would apply to students 12 and older after they become eligible for a fully approved vaccine. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - October 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Howard Blume, Rong-Gong Lin II, Taryn Luna Source Type: news

Chief Medical Officer Was Silenced in Canada's Residential Schools Chief Medical Officer Was Silenced in Canada's Residential Schools
Survivors often turn to alcohol, drugs, or suicide to deal with their trauma, which in turn inflicts many of the same problems on subsequent generations.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - October 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Hundreds of schools are told to be 'proactive' and roll back suite of Covid curbs
Hundreds of primaries and secondaries in Staffordshire have been told by the county's council to also consider scrapping assemblies and staff meetings. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Willingness of children and adolescents to have a COVID-19 vaccination: Results of a large whole schools survey in England, E Clinical Medicine
In survey between 14th May and 21st July 2021 of 27,910 students aged 9 –18 years from 180 schools, 13984 (50.1%) would opt-in to take a vaccination, 10322 (37.0%) were undecided, and 3604 (12.9%) would opt-out, highlighting efforts to increase vaccination uptake may be necessary (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As experts call for more rapid tests, how accurate are they and when should you use them?
Canadian doctors and experts say rapid testing could play a bigger role in controlling the pandemic in this country, especially if rapid antigen tests were used in settings like schools, northern communities and workplaces where outbreaks are a concern. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radio/White Coat, Black Art Source Type: news

U.S. Parents ’ Views Are Shifting on Vaccines, Poll Finds
The shift occurred as the schools reopened amid the Delta variant wave. But the share of parents who were adamantly opposed has barely budged. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jan Hoffman Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Masks Children and Childhood Polls and Public Opinion United States Education (K-12) Source Type: news

Chief Medical Officer Was Silenced in Canada's Residential Schools
As tuberculosis infections spread in schools, it was "almost as if the prime conditions for the outbreak of epidemics had been deliberately created," the official said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news