Welcome to School Health & 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.
Services We ProvideMonitoring
- Communicable diseases
- Blood Pressure
- Mental Health
Manage and Supervise Medication AdministrationCoordinate Care for Children with Health Conditions
Develop Health Plans, some with accommodations for 504 or IEP
Train District Staff:
- Hand Washing
- Growth and Development
- Binge Drinking
Assess and Triage Health Needs of individual Students and Staff when availableResources & Referrals
- CPR and AED
- Stop the Bleed!
- Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
- Basic First Aid
- Needs of students with Diabetes, Epilepsy and Food Allergy
- Health insurance for children and families
- Health care for children & families
- Family and community services
Volunteers are always needed to help with vision screening. Please notify the nurse if you would like to volunteer. No prior experience necessary.