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Student Health

Remember the best way to prevent illness is to wash your hands!

Mission Statement

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

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Kim Berry, Supervisor
1200 Spartanburg Hwy
Suite 100
Hendersonville, NC 29792
Note:  View an updated list of school nurses by school site.

School Nurse Roles and Responsibilities

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • 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.