Health-Related Links | State Resources


News and Updates on COVID-19 from New York State Center for School Health
NYSCSH provides the latest updates, information and resources on the rapidly evolving Novel Coronavirus pandemic. It also has links to the NYSDOH Coronavirus website.

Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc.
MHANYS works to end the stigma against mental illness and promote mental health wellness in New York State, through training, education, advocacy and policy, community-based partnership programming, and by connecting individuals and families to help.

New York State Association of School Psychologists:
The professional organization for NYS School Psychologists. The website provides resources and information related to students mental health and wellness and school psychology.

New York State Center for School Health:
The New York State Center for School Health (NYSCSH) is a contracted technical assistance center and information portal for the New York State Education Department. They assist New York state school nurses, medical directors and school health educators through email and phone support, onsite and online professional development and website resources. They also offer a subscriber-based email subscription called the Health Information Portal which provides critical information related to school health in New York state.   Click here for more information.

New York State Coalition for Children’s Mental Health:
Provides a unified voice for children, mental health care providers and the families they serve through the maze and challenges of public policies, legislation and funding of the children’s mental health system.

NYS OASAS (Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services)
Get help, information, and support services to prevent and stop addiction.

New York State Commissioners of OASAS, Health and Education:
The commissioners recently released a joint letter offering helpful information on combating the heroin epidemic.

New York State Department of Health:
Provides information on current health issues in NYS. Provides language assistance. Lists site content for easy access. Provides local and government news. Provides immunization information. Click here for DOH information on New York State’s Good Samaritan Law

New York State  “Get Smart” (Know When Antibiotics Work) Toolkit:
The “Get Smart” Toolkit and Antibiotic Resistance links offer educational resources for healthcare providers, facility administrators, school nurses and other professionals on antibiotic resistance and appropriate antibiotic use.

New York State Immunization Schedule:
Provides information on the importance of immunizations, immunization safety and the diseases each immunization protects against.

NY State of Health
Open Enrollment for Child Health Plus and Extended Period for Qualified Health Plans 

New York State Nurses Association:
Provides information on the NYS nurses’ union.

New York State Education Department:
Provides current news regarding education. Lists of employment resources Provides information on the Nurse Practice act/guide to practice

New York State PTA:
Provides news and announcements related to teachers, students and parents. Lists events happening in your area. Provides resources for parents, teachers and health care professionals.

New York State School Boards Association:
Provides information on upcoming educational events in your area. Gives up to date news regarding issues in the public school system including health issues, education issues, and changes in education law etc. Provides resources for faculty, school staff and parents.

New York State School Counselor Association:
The professional organization for NYS School Counselors or individuals interested in counseling. The website provides resources and information related to students and school counseling.

New York State School Social Workers Association:
The professional organization for NYS School Social Workers. The website provides resources and information related to school social work.

New York State United Teachers:
Provides information related to union issue, concerns and activities for working and retired faculty, staff, and health care personnel. Provides membership information, services, legislative information and educational offerings.

NYSCSH Health Information Portal:
A service of  the New York State Center for School Health that provides critical information for your nurse and medical director.

Summer Meals for Children:
We all know that some of our students do not receive meals over the summer. Many areas are set up to provide these children with meals. Click here for more information and please share with those families/students in need of this assistance.