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Research shows that healthy teachers and staff are happier and more satisfied. Educators are so focused on the needs of students; they don’t always take the time to take care of themselves first. This month, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation * and Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools ** are striving to flip that script with #Teachers TAKE5 , and School Nurse Organization of Washington is proud to support them. Why? Because to have healthy schools, we need healthy school employees. By taking just 5 minutes a day to focus on their own health, both in and out of school, educators can stay energized and reduce stress. Ready to get started? Teachers , ...
In a news item released by the Governor's office on February 12, 2015, SNOW member Heather Graham is quoted. Heather and other health and education leaders joined the Governor in releasing new data about the use of e-cigarettes by 8th and 10th grade students. Learn more .
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is advising people who are highly allergic to peanuts to consider avoiding products that contain ground cumin or cumin powder, because some shipments of these products have tested positive for undeclared peanut protein. Learn more