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 a pivotal role to provide expertise on health services and the promotion of health education.

Nursing support staff working at the site level are Licensed Vocational Nurses.  The district currently employs eleven LVNs who are each assigned to a school or program.  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 provide specialized nursing procedures.