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School Health Nursing

The School Health Program provides nursing services to the staff and students of 53 Fayette County public schools. Problems of acute or chronic illness, health promotion, disease prevention and health education are the focus of the school health programs. Call (859) 288-2314 for more information.

School Nurse services include:

  • Required screenings for vision and scoliosis in targeted grades.

  • Services for the physically challenged students which involve direct nursing care, consultation with parent and teachers, and coordination of medical and school needs of the student. Referrals for students with possible ADD/ADHD and other learning problems to local pediatricians.

  • Monitoring and follow up of students and health education of school staff for those at risk students such as those who have insulin dependent diabetes or severe allergies requiring Epi-Pens.

  • Continuous health supervision (including first aid when at the school site) involves assessment, treatment within the scope of nursing practice, referral and follow-up.

  • Health education on a variety of topics to students, staff and parents.

  • Infectious disease control such as monitoring, screening and referrals.

  • Monitoring with assistance from school personnel for required immunizations, physical exams and TB skin tests for students.

School Health Forms

 English  Español
School Entry Requirements Requisitos de Salud Para Asistir a la Escuela
Consent for School Health Services Concentimiento de Servicios de Salud
When to keep sick children home Cuando Mantener Su Enfermo Nino Casa De La Escuela


Parent Packets

All titles are in English unless otherwise noted.

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Change in services: Effective May 20, 2014, we are able to provide childhood vaccinations (must live in Fayette County, be 18 years or younger and be uninsured or underinsured). Limited appointments are available daily Monday-Friday, and appointments can be made up to a week in advance by calling the Public Health Clinic at (859) 288-2483.

Our Public Health Clinic at 650 Newtown Pike is no longer able to see patients for the following programs: adult immunizations/physicals and breast/cervical cancer.

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