Ellis: Narcan bill means 'life or death'

...the CDC says, leading to more people advocating for Narcan to become more widely available.In West Virginia, school nurses are being trained on how to administer Narcan to students. Drug users in Baltimore are being trained in court how to...
State | Local | AK legislature
A mother's dilemma years, receive stares from strangers, awkward questions from classmates or have to go to the bathroom with the school nurse, like when he was in a cast from chest to feet.His femur, which had been nearly 19 centimeters shorter than the...
Familiar, fresh faces for school board

...district out of murky legal waters. Keaton said he would like to learn further about the need for truancy officers and school nurses at each site.With Story back on the board, two new members and board member Brian Holst finishing his first year...
Mendenhall Flying Lions offer vision screening

...optometrist or other eye specialist. PlusOptix has an ease of use, which allows not just eye specialists to use it but school nurses and Lions around the world.Flying Lions is also involved in other services around town, such as the Light Flights...
Alaska schools see teacher shortage as school year looms

...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.School district spokeswoman Sharice Walker said unfilled support staff positions range from school nurses to kitchen workers. She said the number of openings is an unusual occurrence for this time of year.As the 2014-2015...
Juneau education staff contributes to Helping Hands and the school breakfast program pantry for needy children and adults. JESS members, whose vocations in the school district include custodians, school nurses, paraprofessionals and administrative support staff, often have the first contact with students in the morning and...
Mendenhall Flying Lions offering vision screenings

...but it can alert you to potential problems. Because the PlusOptix is so easy to use, it's used by professionals, school nurses and Lions around the world. Our disclosure: We are not eye doctors or professionals in the field, but we do use...
House Education moves 'Erin's Law'

...said."Alaska is first in so many things that aren't good," said Rep. Peggy Wilson, R-Wrangell, a former school nurse.Former assistant district attorney Rachel Gernat of Palmer said one problem has been allowing individuals accused...
State | AK legislature
Lions at work: sharing the vision

...screening your children yet, be sure to contact the school nurse and ask that they get in touch with us or you can contact...PlusOptix is so easy to use, it's used by professionals, school nurses and Lions around the world. If you want more information...
School district, support staff strike new deal

...representing about 266 of its 662 staff members. JESS membership includes office and instructional support staff, school nurses, RALLY employees, as well as maintenance and custodial personnel. JESS is a local affiliate of the Alaska Public...


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