Epic Charter Schools provides families with various health resources regarding child health and information on common illnesses during the school years. Below is a set of resources as well as link to county health departments.
Common Childhood Illnesses
We’ve gathered some information regarding some of the most common childhood illnesses that could affect your family. Included in this list are links to other helpful health resources.
- Fifth Disease
- The Flu: A Guide for Parents
- Head Lice
- Center for Disease Control: Meningitis
- Kids Health: Meningitis
- Meningococcal Disease
- Strep Throat
- Amoeba Sisters: Fun, scientific way of learning about scientific topics. Includes videos on viruses and bacteria.
- Oklahoma State Department of Health County Health Departments
- Back to School with a Healthy Smile
- Additional information can be found on the Kids Health website.
General Well Being
Children who exercise regularly are known to perform better in school and other activities. Below are some good resources about exercise and some fun songs for younger children to enjoy.
Having to deal with a bully can be difficult no matter the age of the child. The resources below provide valuable information to parents and students on bully prevention and how to curb bullying behavior in a child.
Growing pains can be hard, especially for the growing teen. Below are fun and informative resources regarding the physical and emotional aspects to teen health.
- Teen Health: Physical, medical, and emotional topics specific for ages 13-18.
- WellCast: Quirky, animated shows for teens that explores the physical, mental and emotional paths to wellness.
- Talking to Your Student about HIV/AIDS
- Parents Helping Parents: Support and Resources for Substance Use Disorders