NEA Health Information Network

NEA Health Information Network

Safe and healthy schools...
A basic right for all.

NEA HIN’s mission is to improve the health and safety of the school community by providing information that empowers school professionals and positively affects the lives of their students.

Here are just a few of the NEA HIN resources created to help advance the health, safety and well-being of you and your students:

  • Red Book–This popular booklet (available in English & Spanish) addresses how to manage blood on the job, the steps to take to protect yourself and information on HIV and hepatitis.
  • Health Literacy in the 21st Century–A dialogue about what kind of K-12 educational infrastructure will be needed to prepare current and future students to participate in the 21st century’s health and health care systems.
  • Breakfast in the Classroom Toolkit–The Breakfast in the Classroom Toolkit was developed to educate teachers and other school professionals about the impact of hunger on learning and new models of addressing hunger in the school setting.
  • Talking About Adult Vaccination Brochure–With these materials, you will be able to broaden awareness among education professionals about adult vaccinations, helping them to protect themselves, their schools, and their communities from vaccine-preventable illnesses.
  • The Stomach Bug Book and El Virus Estomacal (The Stomach Bug Book - Spanish Version)–The NEA HIN and USDA have created The Stomach Bug Book, which is a booklet designed to inform and educate school personnel on norovirus, the spread, the prevention and provide helpful resources for the school community.
  • Talking About Shingles–Shingles affects at least 1 million people in the U.S. each year. This brochure was developed to enhance the awareness of NEA Members and the school community about shingles, and ways to prevent it.
  • Talking About Pneumococcal Disease–Pneumococcal Disease is a often confused with pneumonia, but that is only one type of illness the disease may cause. The NEA Health Information Network has produced this brochure to help increase awareness of the illnesses produced by Pneumococcal Disease and information on the vaccine that may protect those within the school community from severe illness.
  • bNetsavvy–Use this guide to help you understand what the tweens and teens in your life are talking about—and doing—on computers, mobile phones, interactive gaming devices and other wireless technology.
  • NEA HIN School Crisis Guide–This step-by-step resource created by educators for educators can make it easier for NEA leaders and school district administrators and principals to keep schools safe.

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