Health

Don’t Wait to Vaccinate, Immunizations Needed for School

Get your Vacinations

Students entering Kindergarten, 7th grade or registering for school in Palm Beach County for the first time must receive vaccinations and provide a Florida Certification of Immunization (DH 680 form) to the school upon registration. Vaccinations for students entering Kindergarten (K) or any grade as a new student in the county: • Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (DTaP) –…

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Important Traffic Safety Tips for the Community

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Now that the school year has come to a close, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the Community Traffic Safety Team (CTST) of Palm Beach County reminds motorists and students to take extra traffic safety precautions during summer break. During the summer, children are at increased risk of transportation-related injuries from pedestrian, bicycle, and…

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School District Employees Help Promote Breast Cancer Awareness With Shades of Pink Bus

Two School District of Palm Beach County employees are part of a county-wide campaign to raise awareness about breast cancer and highlight the inspiring stories of breast cancer survivors. Deputy General Counsel Shawntoyia Bernard and Tanzanika Lillard, a Human Resources Analyst, will have their pictures on the “Shades of Pink” bus that features portraits of…

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“Teach the Flu a Lesson” with These Prevention Tips

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While there is no indication of an increase in flu activity in any Palm Beach County school, it is still important to take precautions to stay healthy and practice proper measures to prevent acquiring and spreading the illness during the flu season. The Palm Beach County Health Department works directly with District schools to educate…

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District Partners With Palm Beach County Cares to Support Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

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The School District of Palm Beach County has joined a group of community organizations, agencies, elected officials, and business leaders who are collaborating to support hurricane survivors in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Called Palm Beach County Cares, the collective is distributing an official listing provided by the Office of the Governor of…

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