The York Catholic District School Board has a comprehensive policy to help protect students with life threatening allergies. As outlined in the policy, parents are asked to inform the school of such allergies immediately and and are required to complete “Administration of Medication for Anaphylactic Student” forms which are available at the school office. Students for whom an Epipen has been prescribed must carry one ... Continue reading "Anaphylaxis"
In accordance with the Act to Protect Pupils with Asthma (Ryan’s Law: Ensuring Asthma Friendly Schools, 2015) the York Catholic District School Board recognizes that there are some students within the school system who have a diagnosis of asthma which could be life threatening. The York Catholic District School Board also recognizes that asthma management is a shared responsibility among students, parents, caregivers, ... Continue reading "Policy 206: Protection of Students With Asthma"
The York Catholic District School Board recognizes concerns related to pediculosis (head lice) at the school and community level. Pediculosis (head lice) are not a public hazard, as they do not cause illness, but they are a nuisance. To prevent pediculosis (head lice) from becoming a problem at our school we all need to work together. Please check your child’s head on ... Continue reading "Pediculosis (Head Lice)"