The goal of health services is to help students maintain optimal health status for academic success throughout their formal education.  
    What your school nurse does:
    • Provides basic first-aid and evaluation of illnesses that occur during the school day
    • Communicates with parents if a student is seriously ill or injured
    • Excludes pupils from school who have symptoms of communicable diseases
    • Makes sure that:
    • Performs the state-mandated annual screenings
    • Educates pupils, parents and staff in regards to health education and health problems
    • Administers medication as per the school district and state guidelines
    • Develops school health plans for students with chronic health conditions
    • Promotes health and safety including a healthy environment
    • Actively collaborates with the education team
    • Guides parents and students to community resources available for proper medical treatment
    What your school nurse cannot do:
    • Diagnose or treat illnesses or injuries
      • other than basic first aid
    • Give medications other than those-
      • authorized by the school physician
      • authorized by both a parent and private physician by written permission for their individual student to take
    • Issue an excuse for physical education
    • Replace regular medical care
    Is a regular member of the staff.  She works together with the other staff to help pupils optimize their school experience.
    Parents should make a point to know the school nurse and consult with her regarding the student's physical adjustment to the school.
    If you have questions regarding your child's health, please feel free to call the nurse in your child's school.
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    Senior High School
    Therese Knabb            
    Junior High School  Sherri Magazzu  610-779-3320  
    Reiffton School       Tammy Hughes  610-779-7640  
    Owatin Creek Elem. Sue Templin     610-406-4580  
    Lorane Elementary Jocelyn Gierlich  610-582-8608  
    Jacksonwald Elem.  Kathy Blume  610-779-1820