There is a very exciting overnight trip to upstate New York leaving on Thursday, October 16th. Please be sure that your Seventh Grade student has had all the required immunizations so that they may attend.  The two immunizations that are required for Seventh Grade are Tdap and Varicella. If your child has recently received these […]

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Nurse Notes September 2014

On September 30, 2014 By

Dear Runkle School Community, As I’m sure may of you have heard, last month enterovirus D68 (EV-68) was identified in children with severe respiratory illness in Missouri and Illinois.  Presently, as of 9/24/14, one case of EV-68 has been confirmed in Boston and there are several other potential cases at Children’s Hospital Boston. As there […]

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                                                                The Public Schools of Brookline                                                           School Health Services     ADVISORY:   GASTRO-INTESTINAL ILLNESS SURVEILLANCE   December 2012     Several schools are experiencing a cluster (several students in the same grade) with symptoms of a Norovirus. NLV must be swallowed to cause infection. NLV are then passed in the stool and vomit of […]

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