Message from the Executive Board:                               
 
We wish to welcome you to your new Essex County School Nurses Association website. Our primary objective is to share critical information to make sure that every school nurse has the tools necessary to return to school safely with the support of colleagues and our professional organizations. To accomplish our goals, this website will have a password protected area to share information and strategies, as well as a public component for time-sensitive information. It is critical that we all join and support our professional organizations to promote the sharing of scientific information and interventions. New information will initially appear on the "Home" page, but then will only appear on either the "News" or "Resources" pages.
NEW: Free NARCAN® (naloxone HCl) Nasal Spray for High Schools Program from Adapt Pharma - click here for information 
Just added: NJDOE Guidance for Opioid Antidote Administration in the School Setting
NEW: Beware of Non-FDA Approved COVID-19 Test Scams. Click here for the notice from the Division of Consumer Affairs
NEW: The New Jersey State Bar Foundation (NJSBF) has graciously allowed us to  link to their events page at https://njsbf.org/events/ and their programs page at https://njsbf.org/school-based-programs/violence-preventionanti-bias-trainings/
*These programs require pre-registration, so please register on their NJSBF website, by clicking on the links to the programs that you plan to attend (professional development credits are awarded). You can also encourage your organizations to offer some of their other excellent programs by clicking on the "school-based-programs" link.
NEW:   The New Jersey School Immunization Requirements: 2020 Update Webinar presentation, including: the recording, the pre and post-tests, and the slideset is available at the following website:  https://nj.gov/health/cd/imm_requirements/. (Link will also be available on the "Resources" page)
NEW: The New Jersey School-Age Tuition Assistance Program will provide tuition assistance to parents/caretakers with school-age children (5 to 13 years old) in need of child care due to schools’ remote learning schedules this fall as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency. Please click here for the link to the tuition assistance application. (Link will also be available on the "News" page)
 
PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR IMPORTANT ALERT: The Division of Consumer Affairs is urging our licensees to be on alert for new scams targeting healthcare professionals and possibly others. For a sample scam letter, click here.(Link will also be available on the "News" page)
 
Please see our new "Library" page for an opportunity to add to your reference   
            library and more.
         

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