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Healthier Tennessee "Streaks" App
Healthier TN "Streaks" App

Tennessee Office of Coordinated School Health
Office of Coordinated School Health, State of Tennessee

Dangers of Distracted Driving features Tim McGraw
Dangers of Distracted Driving features Tim McGraw

Immunization Requirements beginning July, 2010
News from Tennessee Department of Health
Article outlines new immunization requirements for students that will go into effect July, 2010
Sample Immunization Form for Students

Immunization forms may be obtained at the local health department or healthcare provider office.   This link provides a sample form. 

Tennessee Department of Health Rules

Health Rules pertaining to schools in the State of Tennessee

Tennessee Web Immunization System
Provides detailed information regarding school immunization requirements for students in the the State of Tennessee.   Primarily designed for Healthcare providers.
Links for Kids
Brain teasers, puzzles & riddles from science

Eat Smart. Play Hard for Kids

Interactive healthy eating and physcial activity experiences for kids from USDA's Food and Nutrition Service.

Scholastic Magazine GO! Healthy Living for Kids

Become a Junior Fire Marshal

Fire Safety For Kids

Sparky the Fire Safety Dog

Tennessee Department of Health "For Kids" Dental Page

Kids with diabetes

Kids Quest--Disability & Health

The Official Kids portal to the U. S. Government

Links for Teens
American Diabetes Association--Youth Zone


Lower Your Risks for Diabetes

National Institue on Drug Abuse for Teens

Take Charge of Your Health, A Guide for Teenagers

The Cool Spot--Information about Alcohol

Too Smart to Start

Links for Parents
CoverKids Application

Meningitis--Protecting your Student
Meningococcal meningitis is a serious bacterial infection.  Unlike viral meningitis it can potentially kill an otherwise healthy young person within one day after the first symptoms appear. This site shares information to lessen your student's chance of contracting this deadly disease.
The Flu: A Guide for Parents
Important information every parent needs to know about the flu.  How is the flu spread?  What should a parent do to protect their child?
Understanding Blood Pressure Readings
Blood pressure is recorded as two numbers, written as a ratio--but what do these numbers mean?
Eat Smart Play Hard for Parents
This site is specifically designed for parents and caregivers to provide information to help you eat better, be more physically active and be a role model for your kids. In addition, you'll also find a handy Calorie Burner Chart, the My Pyramid Tracker and the ESPH Tracking Card. With all this information, you'll have all the tools you need to begin eating healthier and be more active every day.
Understanding Diabetes in Children

National Institue of Health--Teen Drug Abuse

U.S. FIre Administration--Activities for Kids

Snort, Sniffle & Sneeze, No antibiotics please
Understanding the use of medication.  When should my child be given an antibiotic?
What is Kid's Quest?

Know Where They Go--A Parent's Guide to Online Safety
In a digital world kids can be anywhere. Here you will find resources to help you and your family have a safe and secure online experience.  The resources include critical Internet safety content including step-by-step tutorials for parents, videos for kids, tweens and teens and interviews with experts.  This site is designed to provide all the necessary information needed to help families have safe experiences with connected technology.
OpenDNS--Filter unsafe web sites on your home network
A free service that provides an easy way to filter unsafe Web sites on your home network.  OpenDNS Parental Controls divide the Internet's content into more than 50 categories. Simply choose your desired filtering level, from "High" to "Minimal," and check a box. Your filtering preferences take effect in just minutes. Further customize your preferences by adding additional categories or individual Web sites that are problematic or unsafe for your household.
Links for Teachers
Fire Safety Activities for Kids

Teaching children about disabilities--Kid's Quest

Pandemic Flu Preparation
What is Pandemic Flu?
There have been 3 episodes of pandemic flu in the 20th century.  In 1918 influenza pandemic caused at least 675,000 U.S. deaths and up to 50 million deaths worldwide.  In 1957 influenza pandemic caused at least 70,000 U.S. deaths and 1-2 million deaths worldwide.  The last episode of pandemic flu occurred in 1968 causing about 34,000 U.S. deaths and 700,000 deaths worldwide.
History of the Influenza Pandemic of 1918
 A fascinating look into history.  Learn more about the pandemic, along with the status of the nation's health and the medical care system and how they were affected. Also, take a glance at some people whose lives where forever changed because of the Flu epidemic.
Developing Your Family Plan

Employee Education Links
Pandemic Flu Planning for Educators

Employee Online Training
Safe Schools Online Employee Safety Training