Health Services

  • GPISD nurses and health clerks provide service to over 29,000 students as well as numerous employees.  School nurses provide a critical role in the education of students by promoting health as well as providing direct care.  Some services provided by the nurses:

    • Medication administration
    • Minor and emergency care
    • Diabetes treatment
    • Asthma treatment
    • Pregnancy monitoring/education
    • Health education
    • Crisis management
    • Vision, hearing and Type 2 Diabetes screenings
    • Monitoring ozone action days
    • Blood-borne pathogen training
    • CPR training

    Mission Statement

    Our mission is to support maximum learning potential by addressing minor and major health needs through assessment, treatment, education, and prevention.

    Vision Statement

    Our vision is for each child to experience optimal health, contributing to daily optimal learning experiences, therefore promoting their optimal potential.

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  • Diabetes: A Family Perspective

    Grand Prairie ISD and Grand Prairie Host Lions Club Present a Zoom Workshop

    Learn about what diabetes is, what the signs are, and what the treatment is.  We will have a father and teen son talk about what it means to be diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and how it has impacted their family. This workshop is in English with a Spanish interpreter if needed.

    November 17th, 2021

    6:30pm – 7:30pm

    No registration required, click this Zoom link to join the meeting when it starts

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