School Nurse Program

The Jones County Health Department provides funding for the Jones County Schools School Nurse program.  Registered nurses pave the way for a healthier future through providing parent/child support and guidance, as well as health education. Responsibilities are extended to include medical case management services inclusive of referral and follow-up. These services are provided to students, faculty and staff of the Jones County Public School system.

School Nurse Services Include:

  • Health Assessment and referrals
  • Training of school staff to handle medication administration, invasive procedures and chronic illness (diabetes, asthma, etc.)
  • Coordinate healthcare for students with special needs
  • Provide health information to students and school staff
  • Assist with immunization compliance and school safety

 

The Jones County School Nurses are Jones  County Schools employees for more information on the program or questions please contact the Jones County School’s Central Office 252-448-2531.