High School For Health Professions & Human Services

News and Announcements

NYC DOE Family Welcome Centers

If you are new to New York City, or you have a question about the enrollment process for New York City Public Schools, NYC DOE Family Welcome Center staff members are available to help. They serve the enrollment needs of all New York City families with children in pre-kindergarten through grade 12, and perform other important services for students currently enrolled in our schools. For more information, please visit a Family Welcome Center from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday or call 718-935-3500.
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Local Law 68 Letter – HID with no T-12s

In February 2011, New York City announced a comprehensive plan to increase the energy efficiency and environmental quality of NYC schools. An important aspect of the plan is to address polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) present in many fluorescent lighting fixtures installed in our school buildings between 1950 and 1978. The program includes the replacement of all T-12 fluorescent lamps with magnetic ballasts and older high intensity discharge (HID) lighting which may have contained PCBs.
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BLUE Cards!

Blue Cards must be submitted for every student every year. If you have not done so already, please submit your Blue Card.
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Ebola Virus Infromation

On Thursday, October 23, 2014, a physician residing in Manhattan who had recently worked with patients in Guinea developed a fever. EMS was contacted and the doctor was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where a diagnosis of Ebola was confirmed. This is the first case of Ebola in New York City.

The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOH) are working together to ensure that you have the most up-to-date guidance about Ebola. Attached is a letter to families from Chancellor Carmen Fariña and Dr. Mary T. Bassett, Commissioner, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
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Avoid Common Viruses at School

Back-to-school season coincides with an increase in the viruses that can cause fever, vomiting, diarrhea, and breathing problems. These include noroviruses (commonly known as the stomach flu), influenza (commonly known as the common cold), and enteroviruses (mild to severe respiratory illness).
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