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Health Services


This page has been designed to provide important information regarding Student Health Services, our policies, programs, staff, and services. The quality of learning for each child is directly related to his or her physical, mental, emotional, and social levels of health. The health staff tries to maintain and assure a high level of physical, mental, and emotional well being for each student.

Some services provided by the health staff (RNs, LPNs & Health Aides) include:

  • Student health appraisal and assessment (including handicapped students)
  • Management of student health concerns (including written protocols)
  • Screening programs (vision, hearing, scoliosis, dental)
  • Parent-teacher-counselor conferences
  • Medical referrals (dental, vision, hearing, and medical)
  • Health counseling
  • Communicable disease control
  • Health education (tobacco, drug & alcohol use, dental, nutrition, etc.)
  • School hygiene and safety appraisal 
  • Child abuse assessment and referral
  • Education for school staff on health related services & topics
  • Health consultation
  • Enforcement of Health Services policies (Concussion Policy/Protocols per NIAA & NRS)
  • Immunization auditing

In order for your child to be safe and healthy in school, health concerns & diagnoses, including, but not limited to the following, must be brought to the attention of the health staff:

  • Allergies (mild to severe (anaphylaxis))
  • Asthma or Reactive Airway Disease (RAD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Behavior/Mood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Aides
  • Kidney Problems
  • Migraines
  • New Glasses/contacts
  • Seizures
  • Ulcers

Health Services Documents

Meet our Staff

Ernestine Carmichael HA

Titles: Health Aide
Locations: Lahontan Elementary School
Departments: Health Services

Donna Duyn

Titles: School Nurse
Locations: E C Best Elementary
Departments: Health Services

Chassity Mills RN

Titles: Chief School Nurse
Locations: District Office
Departments: Health Services

Paige Thorn HA

Titles: Health Aide
Locations: Churchill County Middle School
Departments: Health Services