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Mission Statement

To protect and promote the health and safety of all students and staff through:
  • Advocacy for accessible health services and policies reflective of our community values
  • Prevention of disease and injury
  • Development of strategic relationships with key organizations to accomplish the mission, vision and goals of the health services program
  • Prepare school nurses to perform optimally in an environment with increasing and complex health issues

We recognize that the health status of students impacts the quality of their education.

  • Coordinated School Health -- Health Services, Health Education, Employee Wellness, Healthful & Safe Environment, Parent Involvement, Nutrition, Physical Education, and Health Education
  • Communicable Disease Control -- Awareness, training and prevention
  • Immunization Compliance -- Texas Immunization Laws for school age children
  • School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) -- Community health advised
  • Child Abuse Reporting & Data Collection
  • State Health Reports
  • Blood-borne Pathogens Exposure Control
  • Health Services Training
  • School District & Medical Community Liaison
  • Pregnancy-Related Services and PEP
  • Supervision & Primary Evaluator of Nurses
  • AED Program
  • GEHI (General Education Homebound Instruction)