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    Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street
    Austin, Texas 78756

    Phone: 512-776-7279
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Other Related Topics

The following list includes information about school health-related topics.    

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A  

Acanthosis Nigricans - UT Rio Grande Valley (Texas Risk Assessment for Type 2 Diabetes in Children) 

Adolescent Health in Texas   

B  

Bed Bugs

Bloodborne Pathogen Control in Texas Schools

Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan  

C  

Children's Mental Health

Communicable Disease Chart for Schools and Child-Care Centers  

D  

Diabetes in School Resources 
 •  Training Guidelines for School Employees Who Care for Students with Diabetes [pdf] 
 •  Quick Card Review of HB 984: School Nurse’s Role with Unlicensed Diabetes Care Assistants [pdf]  
 •  Frequent Questions Related to Implementing HB 984 [pdf]    
 •  Acanthosis Nigricans - UT Rio Grande Valley (Texas Risk Assessment for Type 2 Diabetes in Children)   

ADA: Safe at School State Laws, including training resources for school staff to provide care for students with diabetes  

ADA: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Teens  

CDC: Managing Diabetes at School  

NIDDK: Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed  

JDRF: School and Students with Type 1 Diabetes  

Beyond Type 2: What is a 504 Plan?  

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E  

Emergency Management in Texas Schools - Texas State University

Epinephrine Auto-Injectors  

F  

Food Allergies  

H

Head Lice

Hearing Screenings (Vision and Hearing Screening Program for Texas Schools)

HIPAA and School Health  

I  

Immunization Requirements for Texas Schools and Child-Care Facilities 

Indoor Air Quality in Schools - EPA

Infectious Disease Control Unit

Influenza (Flu)

Influenza Information for Schools and Child Care Facilities  

M  

Managing Pests in Schools - EPA

Mold - EPA  

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P  

Pest Control in the School Environment - EPA [pdf] 

Pest Control in the School Environment - TDA (School Integrated Pest Management)

Playground Safety  

S  

Scabies - CDC

School Food Establishment/Cafeteria Inspection Permits

Spinal Screening Program for Texas Schools 

Suicide Prevention  

T

Texas Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System  

V  

Vaping Prevention Resources for Elementary School Professionals [pdf] 

Vision and Hearing Screening Program for Texas Schools  

W  

West Nile Virus School Health Fact Sheet  

Z  

Zika in Texas  

Zika - DSHS Prevention Guidelines for Schools, Childcare, and Summer Camps [pdf] 

Zika - Governor's Letter to School Superintendents (TEA and DSHS) [pdf] 
    •  Zika Fact Sheet Flyer [pdf] 
    •  Zika Push Card Flyer [pdf]

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Last updated November 1, 2021