Healthy Elementary and Middle Schools
Free Flu Shots Available to
Loyola Medicine Mobile Van will be at Stevenson and Irving Middle schools giving flu vaccinations. All students are eligible - Medicaid, private health insurance or no health insurance, but students must have a signed consent form to get the vaccination. To information in English and Spanish and to get the consent form, please read D89 Flu.
• A flu vaccination is the best way to protect against the flu
• Your child needs a vaccination every year
• Even healthy children have died from the flu and most of those were not vaccinated
WHO: All District 89 school children
WHERE: Stevenson and Irving Middle Schools
WHEN: Stevenson: Dec. 10, 2018,
Irving: Dec. 17, 2018
Sponsored by Loyola Medicine, District 89, the Loyola University School of Nursing, and Proviso Partners for Health.
To read about the benefits and possible risks of the flu vaccine, go to: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/flu.pdf
Loyola’s School-Based Health Center provides health education and behavioral health services at the elementary and middle schools that feed into Proviso Township high schools.
Our nurse practitioners, social workers and dieticians provide classroom instruction, small and large group health programs, and behavioral health intervention at District 89 schools in Maywood, Melrose Park and Broadview. School-Based Health Center staff also assists with coordination and presentation of health fairs and other wellness events in District 89 schools.
Physicals for 8th Graders
Eighth-grade students preparing to enter Proviso Township High Schools can visit the school-based health center for a school or sports physical during the summer before starting high school.
Students must have a consent form and make an appointment for a school or sports physical. Immunizations are available for students who qualify for the Vaccines For Children program.
To schedule an appointment, call (708) 449-9522 or come to Room 86B at Proviso East.