Goals of the School Health Program

  • To promote early identification and remediation of student health needs.
    To assist students in developing awareness of their own health needs, attitudes and behaviors by:

    • Promoting health and wellness education and counseling for students, school personnel and parents.
    • Providing health screenings and first aid for students and staff.
    • Promoting environmental safety and awareness of hazards.
    • Maintaining a liaison with health care providers and community health programs/agencies.
    • Protecting the health of students and staff by preventing the outbreak and spread of communicable diseases.
    • Promoting school health services as part of the educational process.
    • Educating students about their bodies and responsibilities to attain an optimal health status.