The mission of the New York State Association of School Nurses is to advance the practice of school nursing and enhance the educational success of students by promoting quality health services
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Jamie Schanbaum (meningitis survivor), Dara Torres (Olympian), and NYSASN President Constance Griffin in NYC at a Voices of Meningitis event educating students and parents about meningitis and vaccination.
*** URGENT CALL TO ACTION ***  We need all NYSASN members to take action NOW! Attached is a NYSASN letter, written by Mary Bierne, legislative chair, to Governor Cuomo urging him to sign A09334B and S7758 into law. NYSASN's President, Constance Griffin, encuourages each member to add their name to the attached letter and call or email Governor Coumo. Governor Cuomo's office number is 518-474-8390. His email needs to go through his website then you just have to hit contact and it will direct you to his email. (click here to download letter) Thank you for your immediate attention!
NYSASN's Summer Experience, "Youth Mental Health First Aid" July 23 or 24... If interested, there are still available openings...
School Nurse Orientation... There are still openings available for this summer’s School Nurse Orientation program, August 11-14 in Skaneateles NY – but they are filling fast!  See the brochure for details/registration information about this action-packed, hands-on educational opportunity for nurses new to the specialty of school nursing or for those who have been in the specialty for a while, but would like to enhance their practice.  For more information, contact Joanne Reynolds, Program Coordinator, at 518-275-2004 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . (Click here for the brochure)
"Using Safety Science to Articulate our Professional Practice" by Mary Beirne, LLM, BN, RNCBC, NCSN (NYSASN Legislative Chair)
Study shows Anxiety May Affect Kid's Brains... (6/17/14)


Love Lavender... To ease stress and prepare for bed, soak in a hot bath spiked with a few drops of lavender essential oil. Play soothing music while you bathe to unwind further. (taken from


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