All 6th and 9th grade students must have a physical exam and immunizations before school starts in August, 2019.
Physical exams and immunizations are being offered by by the Loyola Pediatric Mobile Health Unit at some D89 elementary schools. Click on the flyer at right, in both English and Spanish, for more information.
Loyola Medicine Mobile Van will be at Stevenson and Irving Middle schools giving flu vaccinations. All students are eligible - Medicaid, private health insurance or no health insurance, but students must have a signed consent form to get the vaccination. To information in English and Spanish and to get the consent form, please read D89 Flu.
• A flu vaccination is the best way to protect against the flu
• Your child needs a vaccination every year
• Even healthy children have died from the flu and most of those were not vaccinated
WHO: All District 89 school children
WHERE: Stevenson and Irving Middle Schools
WHEN: Stevenson: Dec. 10, 2018,
Irving: Dec. 17, 2018
Sponsored by Loyola Medicine, District 89, the Loyola University School of Nursing, and Proviso Partners for Health.
To read about the benefits and possible risks of the flu vaccine, go to: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/flu.pdf
PP4H's partner, the Respiratory Health Association, is offering Asthma Management for School Staff as a webinar/online training.
Asthma Management Online Training
In collaboration with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), Respiratory Health Association developed Asthma Management for School Staff,an online training that highlights appropriate emergency response procedures as well as Illinois polices that apply to asthma management in schools.
Cooking Demonstration and Discussion on Healthy Eating on October 23, 5:30-7:00pm at Emerson Elementary
School District 89’s Parent Advisory Council in collaboration with Proviso Partners 4 Health invites you to a cooking demonstration and discussion on healthy eating. The event will be at Emerson Elementary School, 311 Washington Blvd, Maywood, IL 60153.
El Comite Consejero de Padres del Distrito 89 en colaboración con Proviso Partners 4 Health le invita a una Demostración de Cocina y
Discusion Sobre Alimentación Saludable.
PP4H was at Washington Dual Language Academy on September 25, 2018 to help celebrate Hispanic Heritage and handing out health information in English and Spanish and answering any health related questions parents, teachers, and students might have.
Elementary School Wellness, District 89
The Elementary School Wellness Hub sponsors and promotes activities and programs that support families to live healthier lifestyles.