Emily Parkhurst BSN RN

Office hours: Monday- Friday 7:30-3:30

School Nurse Cell phone: 541-297-6011

School Nurse Direct Phone Number: 541-267-1472

Health Room & School Nursing Services

School nursing, a specialized practice of nursing, protects and promotes students health, facilitates optimal development, and advances academic success.  School nurses, grounded in ethical and evidence-based practice, are the leaders who bridge health care and education, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potential. 

 Upcoming events

Vision screening:

Millicoma 10/26/23

Eastside 10/30/23

Hearing screening: for Kindergarten- 3rd grade and any new 4th-6th graders. 


Eastside: 10/16/2023

Dental Screenings:

Eastside: November 27th, 28th, 29th and December 1st. May 8th. 

Millicoma: February 12th, 13th, 14th, 16th. May 13th. 

Coos Bay Schools 2023 Vaccine Clinics

Waterfall Community Health Center Mobile Flu Clinic

(All Clinics will be run from 9-2pm)

Nov 1st 2023: Madison/Sunset School

(Sunset Lower parking lot)

Nov 2nd 2023: Eastside  School

(In front of Eastside office)

Nov 3rd 2023: Marshfield Junior High

(side parking lot)

Nov 6th 2023: Millicoma  School

(Parking lot)

Nov 7th 2023: Marshfield High School

(in the circle)


October 27th in the Sunset School Commons from (8:00 AM-4:00 PM)

For your student to receive a vaccine during school hours please return the provided consent form.


Contact the Nurse from your Child’s school to answer any vaccine clinic questions.

Health Fun from the Nurse:

Henry The Hand Handwashing and virus prevention

Parents, Did You Know?

Early childhood tooth decay has become the most common chronic childhood disease, impacting more children than asthma. According to the ADA, more than 40% of children have tooth decay by the time they reach Kindergarten. Additionally, kids who suffer from poor oral health are three times more likely to miss school as a result of dental pain

What do school nurses really do?

•Keep students healthy, safe, and ready to learn•Chronic disease Case management•Medication Administration•Support students, family, and the school community•Disease prevention/Surveillance•Food Allergy Management•Screenings, referral, and follow up•Health education & promotion 

What do we do when there are no Students?

  • Health education development and planning
  • Communication with education staff
  • Collaborate with community medical partners
  • Update and revise medical plans
  • Provide health trainings for staff
  • Coordinate medical services and screening

Past Events