https://www.acacamps.org/resources/avian-influenza-h5n1-bird-fluAvian Influenza (H5N1-Bird Flu)
Avian influenza (also known as "H5N1" and "bird flu") is an infectious disease of birds caused by type A strains of the influenza virus. The infection can cause a wide spectrum of symptoms in birds,...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/west-nile-virus-what-every-camp-needs-knowWest Nile Virus - What Every Camp Needs to Know
West Nile virus (WNV) is a potentially serious illness. Here are some tips and resources for camps.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/medical-marijuana-campsMedical Marijuana and Camps
So what is a camp to do if a staff applicant or camper wants to bring and use their medical marijuana prescription at camp?
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/health-forms-records-campers-staffHealth Forms & Records for Campers & Staff
ACA has many resources available to help in the operation of your camp, including sample forms, policies, and procedures.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/waterborne-illness-primary-amebic-meningoencephalitis-naelgeria-fowleriWaterborne Illness — Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis and Naelgeria Fowleri
Naegleria fowleri is a brain-eating amoeba that lives in warm freshwater (such as lakes, rivers, hot springs, and ponds).
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/healthy-camp-toolboxHealthy Camp Toolbox
The "Toolbox" provides a variety of resources for addressing health, safety, & mental health issues in camps.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/bed-bugs-what-every-camp-needs-knowBed Bugs - What Every Camp Needs to Know
Every year, the American Camp Association Camp Crisis Hotline receives calls from camps that have questions about bed bugs.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/lice-tips-campsLice - Tips for Camps
Every year, one of the most common calls to the American Camp Association Camp Crisis Hotline comes from camps who have questions about lice.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/camp-crisis-hotlineCamp Crisis Hotline
The Hotline serves as a resource for camps in crisis and provides callers the opportunity to talk through their crisis with a trained third-party.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/child-abuse-prevention-resourcesChild Abuse Prevention Resources
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