Health Services

School Nurse Program

The Health Services component of a Coordinated School Health Program includes services provided for students to appraise, protect, and promote health. These services are designed to ensure access or referral to primary health care services, or both, and to foster appropriate use of primary health care services, prevent and control communicable disease and other health problems, provide emergency care for illness or injury, promote and provide optimum sanitary conditions for a safe school facility and school environment, and provide educational and counseling opportunities for promoting and maintaining individual, family, and community health. Qualified professionals such as physicians, nurses, dentists, health educators, and other allied health personnel provide these services.


School Nurse Intervention Program Resources :

House Bill – 1132
Procedures manual
Recommended salary scale 
Administrators guide

Source:  National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.


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