Our School Nurse

Mission Statement:

The role of the school nurse is to remove health barriers so that optimal learning can occur.

Our nurse is Jessica Gerard and she is at Fletcher Mondays through Fridays from 12:00 PM-3:00 PM.  If you need to contact her, please call the school at 684-0580.

Useful Links:

Henderson County School Nurses
Henderson County Department of Public Health

Contact Information:

1347 Spartanburg Hwy
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 692-4223 ext. 238

School Nursing Services:

Oversee medication program in schools
Vision screening program: training, referrals, and assistance to families
Sixth grade Hepatitis B immunization program
Monitor immunization compliance
Provide case management for children with chronic illnesses
Provide emergency plans for children with severe allergies or health needs
Follow up on injury reports
First aid triage
Evaluate children with acute illness
Management of children with excessive absences
Abuse/Neglect
Maternity care coordination
Serve on Care Teams
Communicable disease control
Staff education and wellness programs
Dental referrals
Mental health referrals and counseling
Help coordinate Health Fairs and follow up on abnormal findings
Hearing screening
Infestation