The Health & Social Services Department at Highline Public Schools coordinates and provides health and social services to promote a healthy school community and maximize educational outcomes.
Information regarding Mumps: Public Health is investigating emerging mumps outbreak in King County.
Find out the latest details at King County Public Health's website
Information regarding influenza "flu"
can be found on the Public Health website
You can also read this article
with insights from Public Health about the spike of cases in King County.
New Varicella (Chickenpox) Requirement Information:
Starting in the 2016-17 school year, all high school students are required to have two doses of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine. All students in kindergarten - 8th grade have already been required to get two doses of varicella vaccine. Students who have already received two doses of varicella vaccine are not required to get more shots. Refer to the Frequently Asked Questions or Individual Vaccine Requirements Summary for more details. Additional resources are available below.
For more questions about the varicella requirement, talk to your school nurse, healthcare provider, or visit the Department of Health website at: www.doh.wa.gov/VaccineRequirements