BSD Local Wellness Policy:
When Is Sick Too Sick For School?
Eastern Equine Encephalitis:
Vaccine against influenza is widely available in Bangor. The Bangor School Dept. has surveyed area vaccine providers for availability of the vaccine.
Bangor Health Dept. Immunization Program for children up to age 19
Call 992-4547 Cost: $10.00 Administration Fee.*
Clinics: Mon.& Wed. 9am-12pm
4th Thurs. 5pm-7pm
Call for appointments
Physician offices: Please call your child’s provider for information and costs
Area Pharmacies: Please call for information and costs
*This fee may be waived at the discretion of the provider.
Area Emergency Rooms and Walk-in-Care facilities are not appropriate sites to receive vaccine.
More information about Influenza in Maine is available on the Maine CDC website. http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/influenza/maineflu/
Safe Drinking Water
All Bangor schools have undergone water testing to ensure safe drinking water. As of October 2016, all schools have been found to be safe and are within described EPA levels.
Suicide Prevention Awareness:
Sunburn Protection Information from the CDC: