Elementary School Supervisor:

Marsha Edwards,
MSN, RN, NCSN
(919) 560-8065
medwards@dconc.gov

Elementary School Supervisor:

Jennifer Mauch,
BSN, RN 
(919) 560-7836
jmauch@dconc.gov

Middle & High School Supervisor:

Citricia Key,
BSN, RN, NCSN
(919) 560-8018
ckey@dconc.gov

School Health

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Public Health’s Nurses provide nursing services to students enrolled in the Durham Public Schools. 

Healthy Children Learn Better 

We’re Partners in Academic Success !

Work together with your child’s health care provider to make sure your child is as healthy as possible while at school 6 Public Health school nurses help students to achieve the maximum benefit from their educational experience by helping them to manage their health care needs in an educational environment How to help the school nurse provide health services for your child: Let your Public Health school nurse know: About your child’s health needs and concerns. · About any changes in your child’s health. · If you need help finding a health care provider for your child.

 

For more information about the School Health Program
Call (919) 560-7712

School nurses work in partnership with: 

· School Principals and Staff

· Parents / Guardian

· Students

· Community Agencies

Emphasis is placed on health promotion, early intervention, and remediation of health problems to help support schools’ successful learning environments.

Have You Connected with Your School Nurse provides.

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The School Health program health management services to students attending Durham Public Schools (DPS).
Public Health school nurses promote and develop positive health practices and attitude among the DPS school communities.

Your Public Health School Nurses:

Develop guidelines to help manage chronic health concerns such as diabetes, seizures and asthma 

Review and monitor medications 

Provide health counseling

Perform vision screenings 

Work together with your child’s health care provider to make sure your child is as healthy as possible while at school

   Public Health school nurses help students to achieve the maximum benefit from their educational experience by helping them to manage their health care needs in an educational environment

How to help the school nurse provide health services for your child:

Let your Public Health school nurse know:
About your child’s health needs and concerns.

· About any changes in your child’s health.

· If you need help finding a health care provider for your child.

For more information about the School Health Program

Call (919) 560-7712