Laura Powers

School Nurses provide:

  • Assistance to get medical, dental, or mental health care
  • Care for sick or injured students including initial emergency care
  • Help with chronic illness management
  • Administration of medication (or medical procedures) if needed during the school day
  • Advice on how to care for yourself and be an effective health care consumer
  • Screening for hearing and vision problems and assistance in obtaining glasses
  • Review of immunization records and recommendations about needed immunizations
  • Education about disease conditions, disease prevention, human growth and development, sex ed, and infection control.
  • Assistance to get sports physicals
  • Screening and referral for alcohol and other drug concerns
  • Assistance to pregnant and parenting teens
  • Provide emotional support