PDH Releases August 2019 School Health Update (August 13, 2019)

On Monday, August 12th, Jill Clodgo, PDH Chief of the Division of School Health, disseminated the August 2019 School Health Update. Items covered in the update include previous updates and PowerPoint presentations; CPR/AED training for school personnel and students; TB testing antigen shortage; Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) information for schools; Dental Hygiene Services Program (DHSP) information; cyber charter school screening and exam requirements; medical marijuana position; School Health Annual Reimbursement Request System (SHARRS); nursing services staffing; Supplemental staff nurses (LPNs or non-certified RNs) may be hired to assist the CSN to provide daily care of students and assist with completion of mandated screens and exams, as their licensure allows; and PDE Certification Staffing Policy Guidelines (CSPGs). To access the August 2019 School Health Update in its entirety, click here.