medication administration training, and other trainings to
*Scoliosis Screenings (8th grade students)
*Hearing and vision screenings
*Reports health conditions to parents/guardians and refers
students and family to a physician, specialist or health
department as needed. Assesses student’s health needs, and
provides recommendations to school staff when indicated.
Health counseling sessions for students and families are
provided if needed.
*Acts as health consultant by providing health education
materials for teachers and school staff and serving on
curriculum committees. Provides students, teachers, and
families with information on current health issues.
*Manages communicable disease programs by checking
immunization records and keeping them current. Provides
information to help prevent the spread of communicable
diseases such as flu, measles, mumps chicken pox, head lice,
pink eye, ring worm, etc.
*Establishes school and community health programs and provides
collaboration between school and community health services
*Provides flu vaccinations for school staff
*Pre-K and Kindergarten registration in spring for the next
school year. Requirements for Kindergarten registration are
immunization certificate, birth certificate, physical, eye
exam, social security number, dental screening. Requirements
for Pre-K registration are the same, in addition verification
of income, lead screening, copy of Medicaid or insurance card.
*Provides “Growing Up and Liking It” classes for 4th and 5th
grade students (boys and girls are taught separately). This
program deals with body changes during puberty.
*Provides American Red Cross CPR and First Aid certification
*Provides education in service learning.
*Works with community organizations and agencies providing
educational programs and events for adults and children
including: Big Feet/Little Feet; Happy Hoofers; Born to Run;
Reading a Recipe: Reading Buddies; Longest Da of Play;
Christmas Angels; Beyond the Birds and the Bees; Diabetes
Awareness; School and Community Health Fairs; National Wear
Red Day; Women’s Health Issues; Men’s Health Issues; and