Highland Terrace Elementary Health Office
fax: 206 393-4348
Wendy Hill, RN
Pertussis/Whooping Cough Update
Pertussis (whooping cough) is reaching epidemic levels in our state.
So far in 2012 more than 600 cases have been reported, compared to fewer than 100 cases
in the time period in 2011. This puts us on track to have the highest number of cases in decades.
The disease affects people of all ages,
but is most serious in infants. The rate of pertussis in infants
in our state is nearly five times the overall rate of disease for all ages.
Most infants get this disease from their parents or other adult family members.
Vaccination is the key to stopping the spread of this disease.
Please check with your health care providers
and make sure each member of your family
has current pertussis immunization coverage.
See the following link for more information
Importance of Calcium and Vitamin D
in student's diets
Home with a fever or Illness
Information for parents regarding children sent home from school
with a flu like illness
The Works: Shoreline PTA Council's Resource for Families
(Available in Spanish or English)
Resources from the Shoreline School district which include:
Information about Hopelink
Medical Clinic and Practioners
Children with Special Health Care Needs Referral List
2012--13 Certificate of Exemption Form
Both forms available in Spanish or English
6th Grade Parent Resources for Growth and Development
Lesson on Emotional Maturity (resource for 6th grade parents)
Lesson on Relationships (resource for 6th grade parents)
6th grade camp
Extended Field Trip Permission form
Orkila Release of Liability and Photo form
Permission to administer medication on extended field trip
Need for Copy of Insurance Card
What to bring to Camp Orkila check list
Life Threatening Illness Forms
Permission to give Medication at School Form
Permission to Exchange Confidential Information Form
Life Threatening Allergy Form
Life Threatening Illness Form