Health News From Your School Nurse
May is National:
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. I can’t stress enough the importance of wearing sunscreen at all times when outside in the sun. To learn ways to take care of your skin during the summer months go to: www.spotskincancer.org
High Blood Pressure Education Month. It is very important to keep a check on your blood pressure to prevent high blood pressure. Remember to maintain a healthy lifestyle to promote a healthy blood pressure. For more information go to: www.nhlbi.nih.gov
Stroke Awareness Month. Health information at: www.cdc.gov
Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. To learn more go to: www.aafa.org
Arthritis and Osteoporosis Awareness Month. Go to: www.arthritis.org and www.nof.org
Food Allergy Awareness Month. Helpful information at: www.foodallergy.org
Hepatitis Awareness Month. To learn more go to: www.cdc.gov
Lupus Awareness Month. Health information at: www.lupus.org
Mediterranean Diet Month. For healthy eating habits go to: www.oldwayspt.org
Preeclampsia Awareness Month. To learn more go to: www.preeclampsia.org
Please feel free to come to the health clinic at any time.
I pray that you will have a safe, healthy and blessed summer!
Lisa Johnson, RN, BSN