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Program Overview

Program Overview:
Welcome! The A.W. Brown Health Services Department is a service provided to nurture and facilitate a daily healthy environment through a partnership with the school, children and parents.  We strive to educate and promote wellness and healthy lifestyles to ensure that students are prepared for a successful academic school and life experience.
 

School Nurses provide the following services:

  • State Immunization compliance and enforcement
  • Monitor immunization compliance
  • Perform vision, hearing and spinal screenings
  • Health and Physical Assessment/ State Required Screening
  • Basic First Aid and Crisis Intervention
  • Acute and Chronic disease management
  • Communicable Disease guidelines
  • Medication administration
  • Skilled nursing care and procedures
  • Assess and evaluate overall student health
  • Plan action for elimination, minimization or acceptance of health problems
  • Provide information and referral for health/emotional concerns
  • Provide selected health services for staff
  • Provide assessment, triage and care of sick and injured students and staff
  • Observe school facilities and recommend modifications to maintain optimum health and safety of students and staff
  • Administer medications
  • Follow-up concerns regarding student and community health
  • Provide education on a variety of health topics to students, families and staff
  • Other health care and education­ related responsibilities as needed/discovered