Health Services

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Meet Nurse Morgan

"Hello Pirate Nation! I am so pleased to have the opportunity to care for our students and staff here at Martinsville. As a Martinsville alum, it feels great to serve a community close to my heart. "

Health news about uptick in flu cases from KETK and prevention practices

  • Any medications sent to school, prescription or nonprescription, must be brought directly to the nurse, in their original container and with a signed medication permission slip form (found below under 'printable health forms').

  • Any students with asthma, severe allergies, diabetes, or seizures must have a school action plan on file (see appropriate health form below to complete).

Role of The School Nurse

To strengthen and facilitate the educational process by providing services that contribute to a student's achievement and/or maintenance of optimal health.

The School Nurse:

  • Serves as the child's advocate.

  • Provides specialized health care through health management plans.

  • Communicates with parents and guardians to ensure individual health needs are being appropriately met through the use of school action plans.

  • Assesses and evaluates individual growth and development.

  • Services as a liaison between parents, physicians, and community agencies.

  • Monitors student immunizations.

  • Evaluate and monitor communicable diseases and implement strategies to prevent the spread of disease.

  • Conducts health screenings.

  • Conducts health-related classroom instruction.

  • Member of special education teams, working with children with special needs.

  • Acts as a resource for faculty, parents, and students.