America’s Greatest School Nurse Contest #sponsored

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When we moved to a new town several years ago we enrolled our children into a small private school for a couple of years and then started homeschooling shortly thereafter. When our children were in the public school there were a few people that really stood out and made a difference to them (and me) and one of them was the school nurse. I think our children will always remember their sweet school nurse, June. She was always so kind to the children and really went above and beyond her job duties.

Does your school nurse go above and beyond in educating and comforting the students?

If so, this contest is for you! We want to hear all about your school nurse and how they have gone above expectations. Nominations will be accepted nationwide from anyone who would like to honor their exemplary school nurse.

One nurse from each state, plus Washington D.C., will win a prize valued at $500 and will be entered to win the grand prize: the title of America’s Greatest School Nurse and a trip for a getaway from school sickness!

Visit AmericasGreatestSchoolNurse.com for more information and to read the full contest rules and submit your nomination. Nominations will be accepted from January 9th to February 23rd. Voting will be open from April 3rd to April 16th and the winners will be announced in early May.

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Kids tend to get sick, even when we have great school nurses around, it’s bound to happen. When the sickness hits it is best to use brands  of Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, such as Children’s Advil®, Children’s Robitussin® and Children’s Dimetapp® – to tackle the ickiest of symptoms.

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You don’t want your little love bug feeling icky. Ease those aches and pains and reduce those fevers fast with Children’s Advil®. This is a great solution for children as young as 2 and up to 11. You can also get it in several flavors including: Sugar-free Dye-free Berry, Bubble Gum, Grape, Blue Raspberry, Fruit and Dye-Free White Grape flavors.

If your child is under the age of two you will want to reach for the Infants’ Advil® White Grape, which provides unsurpassed fever relief (among OTC pain relievers) with a syringe for easy dosing for children 6-23 months.

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We recently had a nasty cough going through our house. It seemed to last forever and while we felt fairly good, other than the cough, we just wanted to be over the sickness all together. We were relieved when we received Children’s Robitussin® Extended-Release 12 Hour Cough Relief to control and relieve symptoms all-day or all- night. This really was a lifesaver for us, especially with the holidays and all of the get togethers we had to attend. It’s available in grape or orange flavor, for children ages 4 and up. (Please note, certain Children’s Robitussin® products are only suitable for children ages 6 and up.)

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Another product that was very helpful was the Children’s Dimetapp® Multi-Symptom Cold Relief Dye-Free.  It eases your child’s stuffy and runny nose, while quieting a bothersome cough. My boys also love the grape flavor, and I love that it is dye-free. This is for children ages 6 and up.

*It is important to remember to always read and keep the cartons for complete warnings and dosing information on Pfizer Pediatric products and to use as directed.

GIVEAWAY TIME!!!

Enter to WIN a $25 Visa gift card and additional Pfizer Pediatric products [(1) Children’s Advil® Suspension, Grape, (1) Children’s Robitussin ® Extended-Release 12 Hour Cough Relief, (1) Children’s Dimetapp® Multi-Symptom Cold Relief Dye-Free]

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  1. My kids school nurse is Ms. Friel. She comes to the school on Tuesdays and Thursday. And any child that the teachers think need to be looked at are seen. They do call the parents first.

  2. shelly peterson says:

    I actually do not know about my child’s school nurse or have a favorite one but I know they are important to have.

  3. Jessica To says:

    I adored my son’s elementary school nurse. She was so kind to my son and understanding to the parents.

  4. My favorite school nurse is always smiling and caring.

  5. Julie Wood says:

    My child’s school nurse is really sweet and so helpful when my child gets sick in school.

  6. Dana Rodriguez says:

    I don’t have a favorite school nurse. I know they are very helpful.

  7. Our school never had a nurse.

  8. My favorite school nurse was the one I had in grade school she was so nice and caring and sweet.

  9. Steve Weber says:

    My favorite school nurse was the one I had in middle school – she was super kind and soft spoken.

  10. Christine Labelle says:

    I have had the pleasure of both working with and graduating with the school nurses at the school of my two girls. They are amazing nurses and human beings. They keep in touch with me even on the little things. If I notify them of something they keep on top of it and follow through.

  11. I never had a school nurse.

  12. Thomas Murphy says:

    I have never meet a school nurse.

  13. Both my middle school and high school didn’t have a nurse. I wonder why though…

  14. My favorite was the nurse at my summer camp as a kid….she always made you feel better even though you were away from home.

  15. Lisa Brown says:

    I do not remember my school nurse’s name

  16. My favorite school nurse was the nurse who took care of my when I was sick in 2nd grade. I threw up twice in her office but she let me stay most of the day in the nurse’s office vs going back to class.

  17. Back before I retired from teaching, the school nurse at my school was excellent! She was so caring to the students and the teachers.

  18. I don’t know a school nurse! I homeschool my kids. My favorite nurse is my friend Donna. She works with preemies.

  19. my favorite school nurse is my friend Maria

  20. Dan Dykstra says:

    I never had to visit the school nurse so I really can give you a favorite one. My Aunt was a school nurse so maybe I’ll give her my vote.

  21. I never had a school nurse in school so I’d have to say my favorite school nurse is the woman I’m friends with now who is a school nurse – she is awesome!

  22. I never really got sick in school so I didn’t really know any of them!!

  23. Kelly Tupick says:

    My favorite school nurse was Mrs. Nickels. She was my grade school nurse and was always there when i needed her and she was always smiling.

  24. Jessica Naca says:

    My favorite school nurse is my daughters elementary nurse! She works so well with my daughter that has asthma.

  25. I remember the school nurse I had in elementary school. One day I slipped on ice coming into school and I can still remember how kind she was when she was putting my bandages on.

  26. Nicole Martin says:

    My favorite school nurse is the one who my son has now. She’s the sweetest lady ever, and you can really tell she cares about the kids.

  27. The nurse at my daughter’s elementary school is my favorite. She is very helpful and kind.

  28. Jennifer Marie says:

    My favorite school nurse was actually when I was in college. She was very kind and took time with students.

  29. Oh I love our little ones school nurse! Our little one sometimes gets really bad bloody noses, and I feel so good with him in her care when he got one for the first time at school. So caring and always gets down on their level to talk with them and see how they are!

  30. Barbara Montag says:

    I had this fantastic nurse name Sheila in high school.
    Everyone loved her!
    thank you

  31. I don’t have a favorite school nurse but I remember that my son”s seemed nice when I met her.

  32. Dawn Monroe says:

    I don’t think I met my kids school nurse but she seems fine.

  33. Ellie Wright says:

    My favorite school nurse was my son’s from elementary. When he had trouble with asthma she would make him hot tea.

  34. the nurse at my son’s school

  35. My son’s school nurse is from Ireland but I have never met her.

  36. I don’t know any school nurses. I went to a really small school growing up that didn’t staff a nurse and my daughter’s school district now doesn’t have the money to pay for one 🙁

  37. I don’t know any current school nurses, but have fond memories of mine in grade school. I remember once she had a praying mantis egg sack and the day I had to go to see her it hatched.

  38. Tami Vollenweider says:

    When my son went to school their wasn’t any school nurses then! IT’s great they have them today!

  39. Tabathia B says:

    My daughter’s current nurse is my favorite out of the previous one at her older school, she is more hands on and proactive with her case.

  40. Our favorite school nurse is the one that just retired at my son’s school, the kindest, most empathetic and loving person ever!

  41. Jeanne Coulombe says:

    I cant remember her name but I had the best school nurse when I was in elementary school. I was always sick as a child with Celiac disease and rheumatoid arthritis I was always at the nurses office. She was so kind I will never forget her.

  42. Jennifer W says:

    My favorite school nurse was a nice lady who reassured me and held my hand when I needed to get stitches.

  43. Tee Anderson says:

    My favorite school nurse is nurse Marie. She is now my daughters nurse but was my son’s when he was in elementary. She took great care of both my kids, but especially my son as he has bad allergies.

  44. Our school never had a nurse.

  45. Our Nurse was mean she never let you go home!!!

  46. Sarah Hayes says:

    my 3rd grade nurse was so nice. she was a friend of the family and loved her job

  47. It’s been so long that I don’t recall anything about the school nurses in my school.

  48. THE SCHOOL NURSE AT MY SON’S SCHOOL IS GREAT WITH THE KIDS AND SO HELPFUL 🙂

  49. Susan Christy says:

    My grade school nurse was the best! She was very compassionate.

  50. I don’t remember my school nurse to be quite honest. 🙁

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  52. Sarah Mayer says:

    My favorite school nurse is always smiling and caring.

  53. Breanna Pollard says:

    MY FAVE SCHOOL NURSE WAS MY COUSIN PAT!

  54. Marilyn Nawara says:

    Our school doesn’t have an on-site nurse — a few years ago we had Miss Nancy and the kids loved her.

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