The Maryland Assembly is an advocacy organization that promotes school-based health care as a means to advance the belief that all Maryland children and youth have a basic fundamental right to access and receive comprehensive, quality health care.
School-based health care represents an essential strategy toward improving the lives of Maryland’s children and their families and optimizing their ability to become contributing members of society. School-based health care addresses the unique needs of children and youth and increases access to medical, mental, dental and/or other health related services.
MASBHC’s biggest initiatives include our participation in Hallways to Health through the School Based Health Alliance, our annual conference, and our advocacy work.
Save the Date!
The Maryland Assembly on School Based Health Care webinar, “Light at the End of the Tunnel: An Update of COVID and Influenza Vaccines, Testing and Treatment” will be presented on Thursday, January 21st, 2021 at 3pm by Dr. Alexander Chen, Chief, Division of Communicable Diseases, Baltimore County Department of Health.
COVID-19 has caused massive disruption in the lives of all citizens, including students, educators, and staff. Using new technology, scientists have developed vaccines in record time. As we await herd immunity and a return to school, we will need to remain watchful for outbreaks of the disease both in the community and in schools. Dr. Chen will provide a review of COVID vaccines, seasonal Flu and Flu vaccines.
This webinar is free to participate but space is limited, so register today on the event’s Zoom page.
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MASBHC will be continuing its webinar series into 2021! Please stay tuned for updates on the dates and topics to be presented.
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