School Health

Public Health Nurses visit all three school districts in Price County, providing the following public health services:
  • Provide consultation to school personnel on communicable disease control
  • Review and make recommendations on draft policies developed by the school
  • Accept referrals from school personnel and/or parents on students with health-related concerns
  • Provide health-related classroom presentations per request of school personnel, contingent upon availability of staff/resources
  • Act as consultant on immunization questions/concerns/requirements, including record maintenance
  • Act as consultant in questions/concerns regarding dispensing of medications and/or school medication policy
  • Act as consultants in setting up mass vision/hearing screening program and train volunteers, as needed