School Health Services


The nurses are integral members of the educational team who assist each child develop to his/her full potential, physically, mentally and socially. The nurses provide comprehensive health services, teach disease prevention strategies, and promote healthy lifestyles.

            The Role of the School Nurse includes:

    • Providing chronic and emergency care for students and staff
    • Conducting mandated health screenings
    • Providing health counseling and education
    • Administering medication and performing assessment
    • Developing Individual Health Care Plans for students with special health care needs
    • Interpreting immunization and health screening data
    • Providing resources to access primary health care services
    • Promoting environmental health and safety
    • Providing linkage to community resources
    • Collaborating with community agencies and accessing resources


Announcements:

  • New Medication Forms
    Medication orders and forms do not roll over into the next school year. They must be updated and re-submitted for each school year. 
    Posted Aug 28, 2016, 5:46 PM by Amy Barendregt
  • Medication Pickup
    5/27/16: If your child has a medication in school, please remember to pick up the medication before the end of the school year. Any medications left in the nurse's office after June 23rd, 2016 will be disposed of, in accordance with any applicable policies of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Division of Food and Drugs.
    Posted Jul 1, 2016, 7:44 AM by Erica Fluevog
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