Our schools are going to "Teach Flu a Lesson"
Suwannee County School Board, in collaboration with Healthy Schools, LLC, will be able to offer “Teach Flu a Lesson” program in all Suwannee County Public Schools this fall. Healthy Schools LLC, based in Jacksonville, FL, is a Vaccine for Children Provider, which works with local school districts and local health departments to provide no cost, school based vaccine clinics. Healthy Schools LLC, was founded by former Jacksonville Jaguar football player, Tony Boselli.
Healthy Schools LLC, will be providing flu vaccination clinics in all Suwannee County Public Schools on September 22, 2014. The "Teach Flu a Lesson" Vaccine Clinic is voluntary. In order for students to participate in the convenient at school clinic, parents only have to complete the Parent Authorization Form that will go home with students prior to the vaccine clinics. Suwannee County School Board staff who would like to participate will also be required to complete an authorization form in order to participate in the vaccine clinic.
Suwannee County Public Schools students will be provided the pain free Flu Mist Quadrivalent vaccine while Suwannee County School Board staff will be provided the Influenza Inactivated Vaccine by injection with no deductible or out of pocket expenses.