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Kids Health Tip of the Month:


Prevention of Head Lice

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For more information, click here: Head Lice brochure



News Release 

West Nile Virus Activity High Throughout San Joaquin County
District warns residents to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites

For more information, click here: West Nile News Release



 The "Triple P" is a parenting program that provides parents with simple tips to help manage the big and small problems of family life, such as: toddler tantrums; self-esteem issues; bedtime battles; disobedience; and aggression. "Triple P," a community-based service provided in partnership with San Joaquin County Behavioral Health Services, is one of the few parenting programs in the world with evidence to prove their success for over 30 years!

Parenting now comes with an instruction manual...

  1.  Small groups of 6-10 parents will meet each week for six weeks.
  2. There is no cost to participate. Childcare is provided at most groups and parents will receive a workbook for free!
  3. Groups are available in English and Spanish and for 0-12 years old or Teens.
  4. Spanish group starts on Tuesday, August 11th and a teen group starts on Tuesday, August 18th.

For more information, please  visit: or send an email to:


CHOKING GAME- Recent events have focused attention on a dangerous activity called the "choking game". Also known as the "pass out game", "space monkey", "tingling game", or other various names. This activity appears to be most popular among children 9-14 years. It is important for parents to talk to their children about this activity and the dangers involved.
"Hand Sanitizers Carry Unproven Claims to Prevent MRSA Infections"


Children and adults can experience emotional trauma through a real life event or hearing about a real life event. The attachments and websites can provide valuable guidelines to help parents and staff deal with children's questions and emotions