BACK TO SCHOOL iMPlications OF SB277
This web site contains information on immunizations and specifically speaks to the issues around the implementation of SB 277. The site will be updated/posted as additional implementation information on SB 277 becomes available. ShotsForSchool.org
New Law Requires Schools to Promote Affordable Health Coverage
Recognizing the role schools play in connecting children and families to health coverage, AB 2706 (Hernandez), signed into law in 2014, requires California public schools to add an item to their enrollment forms in order to provide the parent or legal guardian information about health care coverage options and enrollment assistance for school years 2015–2018.
Download the ALL IN Toolkit for more tools and resources, including:
LEA Medi-Cal Billing Option Program: SPA 15-021 Public Notice
Sunrise River Press is updating their 2005 publication entitled Individualized Healthcare Plans for the School Nurse: Concepts, Framework, Issues and Applications for School Nursing Practice. New authors are needed to update existing chapter or writing entirely new chapters on conditions being added to the book.
To further explore your participation in this worthwhile effort, please connect with Martha email@example.com 651-428-1795 or Molly Koecher, Project Coordinator at Sunrise River Press, 651-277-1244, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here for detailed information about the CALL FOR AUTHORS. Applications are due August 1, 2015.
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Governor Jerry Brown signs SB 277
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed one of the strictest schoolchild vaccination laws in the country, eliminating personal and religious belief exemptions for vaccines.
The governor’s signature came one day after the state Senate moved the bill to his desk, following months of protests and fierce debate at the Capitol. Read More
2016 66th CSNO Annual Conference
Strategic Planning Phase II--Kicks Off!!!!
Over 50 CSNO members throughout the state met in Sacramento finalize CSNO strategic plan. The group was facilitated by John Messvelt, Senior Consultant for The Cambrian Group. The group finalized the mission, beliefs . parameters, strategies and action steps. Through a systematic decision making model, top strategies and action steps were finalized. To see the entire strategic plan with actions steps, click on the link below.
Epi Pen Autoinjector Training Package is here!
CSNO Website Visits
CSNO Tracking Leg Bills
The 2015-2016 Legislative session has kicked off and CSNO Government Relations Committee (GRC) members are back in session. The GRC members are headed by CSNO Lobbyist Lydia Bourne, RN and GRC Chairperson Lisa McIntire, MS, RN. The committee is watching a number of bills. Below are the bills presently being followed by CSNO GRC. Bill Status Reports and Fact Sheets on various bills can be found on the Advocacy Page.
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