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School Health Services/School Nursing​

School Health Services/School Nursing
 
School Health Services include:  Preventative services, education, first aid, emergency care, assessment, referrals, and        management of acute and chronic health problems - designed to prevent health problems and injuries and ensure care for students and promote a healthy and safe school environments.  School nurses are provided by Mecklenburg County Health Department School Health through an agreement with CMS.  School Health Nurses provide a broad range of care and services for students:
  • minimize or eliminate health problems that impede learning
  • reduce the incidence of health related problems in order to maximize the quantity of class time
  • support school staff in safe administration of medications in school
  • ensure compliance with state mandates for immunizations and physical exams for school entry and attendance
  • increase the school community's knowledge and behaviors in positive health, mental health, physical activity, and safety and nutrition practices
  • If the need arises to contact a Nursing Supervisor for a particular school, contact Monica Adamian for assistance.