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Nurse Emily Parkhurst

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30-4:00; Friday 8:00-2:00

Nurse Cell phone: 541-297-6011

Blossom Nurse line:541-267-1343

Millicoma Nurse line: 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.

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

Upcoming events

May is “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.” It is a peak season for people with asthma and allergies, and a perfect time to educate patients, family, friends, co-workers, and others about these diseases.

https://www.aafa.org/

CBSD Student Flu clinic, in Memory of Blake Crane

In Coordination with The Waterfall clinic we gave Free Flu shots to over 110 student from the Coos Bay School District.

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