Health Services

  • Student health impacts achievement and success. As the health services expert, the school nurse serves as the health professional for the school community and provides the following services:

    • Illness, injury assessments and interventions, identification, assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of student health concerns.
    • Health assessments/participation in Individualized Education Plan (IEP) development.
    • Training of staff for health procedures such as, gastrostomy feedings, catheterizations, colostomy care, etc.
    • Screening for health factors impacting student education.
    • Activities and education to promote health and prevent teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, tobacco use and alcohol and substance abuse.
    • Chronic disease management and education.
    • Individualized Health Care Plans and services for students with disabilities and/or health conditions that interfere with learning
    • Medication administration
    • Assessment and interventions for students with mental health needs
    • Guidelines for school district health policies, goals and objectives
    • School/community/health care provider liaison

Contact Us

  • Charlene Vail
    Coordinator of Health Services
    (540) 562-3900 x29801