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Flu Prevention

 

Children are at higher risk for severe flu related complications, so it’s important that families and schools work together to prevent flu and stop the spread of an outbreak once it occurs. 

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Hunger

 

Nearly one in five children live in households that do not have nutritious food on a regular basis. See how your PTA can help.

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Safe Drinking Water

 

Children across the United States may be exposed to lead-tainted water in their homes and schools. See what you need to know.

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Obesity Prevention

 

One-third of children are overweight or obese. See what you can do to help reverse this trend, both at school and at home.

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Chronic Conditions

 

Students with chronic health conditions can function at their maximum potential if their needs are met. See how you can help.

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Substance Abuse

 

Students often are exposed to alcohol, drugs and tobacco at home with friends and at school. Get tips to prevent your child from being at risk.

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