Tag Archives: NC DHHS

Controversial NC Student Health Assessment Form Was Quietly Rewritten

Last year parents were outraged to find out that the health assessment form required for entry into Kindergarten in North Carolina schools was being expanded to students of any age or grade level entering the system.

Parents were further outraged when they realized what the form actually asked for. Overly intrusive questions beyond what the law requires were on the form.

Questions included assessing whether or not a child had normal or abnormal genitals is just one example. Other inappropriate topic areas covered included asking if your baby was “full-term” and the form also asked about “trauma”, “family stress” and about your child’s personal/social development. Continue reading

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Update On Enterovirus In North Carolina

Enterovirus is in North Carolina, but WHERE?

WHERE?? => NC DHHS Confirms Three Additional Enterovirus D68 Cases (Oct. 7th, 2014) http://t.co/dVGfLCe8a3 #ncpol #ncgov #enterovirus

— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) October 8, 2014

I’ve been fielding a lot of emails and Facebook messages on Enterovirus. This virus appears to be causing paralysis in some of the kids who have succumb to it and a 4-year-old New Jersey boy recently died from it. Parents are rightfully concerned. Continue reading

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