Remember the best way to prevent illness is to wash your hands!
The mission of the school nurse is to remove health barriers so that optimal learning can occur.
1200 Spartanburg Hwy
Hendersonville, NC 29792
828-694-6073 Note: View an updated list of school nurses by school site.
School Nurse Roles and Responsibilities
Assessment of children with acute illness
Case management for children with chronic illnesses, including training teachers or assistants to provide care for these students
- Communicable disease control
- Dental referrals
- Develop emergency plans for children with severe or urgent health needs
First aid triage
- Follow up on injury reports
Help coordinate Health Fairs and follow up on abnormal findings
Management of children with excessive absences
Mental health referrals and counseling
Monitor immunization compliance
Oversee medication program in schools
Serve on Care Teams
Staff education and wellness programs
Vision screening program:training, referrals, and assistance to families
Women’s health issues
Please contact your school nurse if your child has any type of health condition or concern. The school nurse will work with parents, teachers, and students to develop a care plan for school.