Beginning August 29, the HISD Health and Wellness Centers will have new hours and will be open during the lunch hour. The HMW clinic will be open 9-4:30 M-F & 8-1 Sat, and the Attucks clinic will be open 9-4:30 M-F. For details, visit the HISD onsite clinic page linked above.
The beginning of the school year can leave parents scrambling to prepare their kids for the transition while also having to balance work and household demands. Here is back-to-school guidance on navigating the transition, forming good habits, and handling some of the typical issues students may face during the upcoming year.
Livongo has open slots available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Livongo program for HISD is capped at 500 participants. Livongo offers support for diabetes, including unlimited test strips at no cost; the Livongo connected meter that provides real-time tips & uploads readings; and access to health coaches who are certified diabetes educators and may assist with nutrition planning and lifestyle management.
Mykawa Farms hosted a farmer’s market with a wide assortment of produce for sale. “How to Garden,” a video produced by the district’s Nutrition Services Dept., was screened at the event, and a hydroponic grower was installed in the HMW café.