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About Health Services

The role of the Credentialed School Nurse is to provide medical leadership in the school community to oversee school health policies and programs.   The school nurse serves in a pivotal role to provide expertise on health services and promotion of health education.

Nursing support staff working at the site level are Licensed Vocational Nurses.  The district currently employees eight LVNs who are each assigned to one or two school sites.  The role of the site nurse is to manage immediate medical emergencies, promote health among students on a daily basis, assist with medication administration (injections), and providing specialized nursing procedures.