Public Health & Information
With media coverage and word of mouth quickly shifting topics to those of swine flu, MRSA, Ebola, and other communicable diseases and infections, the administration of Willingboro Public Schools wants to ensure parents and students are informed of issues regarding any health concerns within our community.
If you have further inquiries regarding Communicable Diseases, you can get information from the Burlington County Department of Health website by clicking here or by checking out the Department's newsletter "Straight A Health."
Health Dept. Guidance - Interim guidance for Burlington County schools regarding the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) can be found below. With a heightened awareness of EVD, the New Jersey Department of Health is currently developing guidelines for schools. Please see the published Interim Guidance.
Resources on Ebola
The Department has compiled the following resources, which are immediately available for use in your districts:
A fact sheet developed by the New Jersey Department of Health titled “Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Interim Guidance for K-12 Schools for Students Arriving From Ebola-Affected Areas”: School Guidance
A frequently asked questions and answers on Ebola document developed by the New Jersey Department of Health: FAQs
A classroom guidance lesson for elementary and high school students to help deal with student’s reaction to Ebola and tips on how to talk to children about Ebola: Ebola Talk
Please click here to be directed to our H1N1 Information webpage. Thank you.