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May 17, 2017 | By gcburnett

Pharmaceutical Drop Off Locations

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August 3, 2016 | By CSilberman

The process for administering Tylenol (acetaminophen) to elementary school students has changed. Parents must provide a medication order signed by their Healthcare Provider if their student has a condition that will require Tylenol to be given at school. 

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August 3, 2016 | By CSilberman

The process for administering Tylenol (acetaminophen) to elementary school students has changed. Parents must provide a medication order signed by their Healthcare Provider if their student has a condition that will require Tylenol to be given at school. 

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DCSD Nurse group picture
July 12, 2016 | By ssbarlow

Every Douglas County school has a sch

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nurse giving immunization booster shot
July 12, 2016 | By ssbarlow

DCSD School Nurse Consultants col

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January 19, 2016 | By rmbarber

In addition to the academic supports offered by DCSD’s Personalized Learning Department, there is a large and comprehensive group of professionals dedicated to the psychological and physical health of students.

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September 17, 2015 | By gcburnett

How much sodium is in what you eat?

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August 19, 2015 | By rmbarber

Back to school often marks the beginning of the cold and flu season in our schools. With recent media coverage regarding viral meningitis at a Douglas County School District school, and two more parent-reported possible cases this week, we would like to remind everyone in District to keep three simple steps in mind to prevent illness of all types.

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Students entering school
April 14, 2015 | By SCPaulsen

DOUGLAS COUNTY – The schools in Douglas County School District (DCSD) provide many options for children who have a variety of learning styles. Another factor that contributes to student success is access to sufficient health care.

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April 2, 2015 | By rmbarber

Did you know trees begin spreading pollen before leaves appear on their branches? Grass and weeds will begin pollinating later in the year.

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September 24, 2014 | By gcburnett

Influenza (“flu”) is a contagious disease that spreads around the United States every winter, usually between October and May. 

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September 24, 2014 | By SCPaulsen

According to the Centers for Disease Control, hundreds of thousands of students in grades K-12 sustain concussions caused by sports-related injuries, motor vehicle accidents, or falls each year.

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September 19, 2014 | By gcburnett

Adams County Household Chemical and Electronic

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September 11, 2014 | By gcburnett

Nurses in Douglas County schools have seen an increase in respiratory illness and are stepping up the awareness concerning how to control infections at school

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September 9, 2014 | By SCPaulsen

Recent reports in the Denver metro area and in other cities across the country have shown an increase in pediatric patients with severe respiratory illness and asthma complications.

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August 28, 2014 | By gcburnett

The next Douglas County Household Chemical Roun

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August 12, 2014 | By gcburnett

The next Douglas County Household Chemical Roun

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July 9, 2014 | By rmbarber

Tri-County Health Department has confirmed that a dead raccoon collected in Highlands Ranch was infected with rabies.

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May 14, 2014 | By rmbarber

Douglas County Sheriff David Weaver celebrated the contributions made by Douglas County School District Health Services Director to keep students safe and healthy.

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May 7, 2014 | By rmbarber

National School Nurse Day, May 7, 2014, is a time to celebrate the role our school nurses play in the safety, health, and academic success of our students.

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Picture of Brain
January 6, 2014 | By rmbarber

DCSD is leading the way among Colorado school districts, safeguarding students with one of the strictest concussion policies and a team of experts that is dedicated to monitoring the safety of injured students.

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January 6, 2014 | By rmbarber

The Tri-County Health Department has issued an advisory regarding a statewide outbreak of pertussis, also known as whooping cough.According to the health department, the rate of pertussis is somewhat lower than 2012, but still remains at a higher level nationally than we have seen in more than 50 years.

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District News

A snowy spring storm delayed the State Track and Field meet, but it couldn’t slow down Douglas County School District’s athletes.

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation released the names of the second group of winners in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program, including three Douglas County School District students.

Boettcher foundation

More than 1,400 Colorado students applied for the prestigious Boettcher Foundation Scholarship this year, with 42 being named recipients. Of those, the Douglas County School District (DCSD) is proudly home to five recipients