Welcome to School Health & Nursing

  • nursing

    Our dedicated nursing staff is committed to the health and wellness of each student, providing safe quality nursing care and education to District 271 schools. We work collaboratively with the educators, administrators, support staff, students and families to remove or modify barriers to learning that are caused by health-related issues and focus on promoting an optimal level of wellness so learning and teaching abilities are maximized.

    School Nurse Contact Information

    Quick Resources

    Illness Guidelines  l  Health Forms  l  Influenza  l  Head Lice  l  Immunizations

    Services We Provide

    • Immunizations
    • Communicable diseases
    • Vision
    • Scoliosis
    • Blood Pressure
    • Dental
    • Mental Health

    Manage and Supervise Medication Administration
    Coordinate Care for Children with Health Conditions

    Develop Health Plans, some with accommodations for 504 or IEP

    Educate Students:
    • Hand Washing
    • Growth and Development
    • Safety
    • Binge Drinking
    Train District Staff:
    • CPR and AED
    • Stop the Bleed!
    • Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
    • Basic First Aid
    • Needs of students with Diabetes, Epilepsy and Food Allergy
    Assess and Triage Health Needs of individual Students and Staff when available
    Resources & Referrals 
    • Health insurance for children and families
    • Health care for children & families
    • Family and community services

    Volunteers Needed!

    Volunteers are always needed to help with vision screening. Please notify the nurse if you would like to volunteer. No prior experience necessary.

    Nichole Piekarski
    Lead Nurse