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Student Health, Wellness and Prevention

Department Contact Information Element
Rudy Puente, Director 
(916) 566-1600 ext. 33115
 
Christi Kagstrom, Coordinator Bay B-240
(916) 566-1600 ext. 32240
 
Scott Kazer Program Specialist, TUPE
(916) 566-1600 ext. 32233

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MISSION:  Promote optimal health and academic success for all students through active teamwork between family, community and all educators every day.

VISION:  Build a cohesive health team with common goals to provide students with the skills and services needed for academic success and life-long wellness.

CORE VALUES:
  • Optimize student academic achievement through ongoing health interventions
  • Maintain ongoing communication to maximize health and safety
  • Incorporate health education programs to facilitate a healthy learning environment and increase health literacy
 

Immunizations

All students must comply with California immunization requirements to attend the first day of class, so be sure that your child's school has complete records prior to August 20. 
 
Visit the California Department of Public Health's website www.shotsforschools.org to learn more about immunization requirements for California students in all grades. 
 
 
Questions? Call your child's school or TRUSD Health Services at 566.1600 ext. 32229.

Medications

Student Wellness

Teen Health

Back to School

Students outside campus with protest signs. Signs read: drug free is the way to be, and let's kick butts today.
 
The Friday Night Live (FNL) program is designed to build leadership skills, provide opportunities for community service, and prevent alcohol, tobacco and drug use among teenagers.  Grant Union High School (GUHS) has a very active FNL chapter.  Chapter activities are designed to encourage positive peer influence and provide opportunities for leadership and community service.  The photos from this GUHS event illustrate the creative and fun way student members get their anti-tobacco messages out to other students and the public for "Kick Butts Day", March 15, 2017.   Kick Butts Day is a day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco at more than 1,000 events planned by independent organizers across the United States and around the world.