Welcome to School Health and Nursing Services

 The Bainbridge Island School District has a long-standing commitment to student health and wellness. Each school has a registered nurse available to provide a wide range of services in the educational setting.  

Nursing Services

If you have questions or concerns about your student's health, please contact your school nurse.

Services Provided

 Basic Screenings

  • Vision
  • Hearing

Health Care Services

  • Illness and injury care during the school day
  • Nursing assessment & consultation for physical and mental health
  • Health care planning for acute & chronic illnesses
  • Prescribed medication administration & monitoring
  • Emergency planning

Health Promotion

  • Health education for students, families and educational staff
  • Advocates for prevention and wellness
  • Advocates for safe and health learning environment
  • Promotes parent/community involvement

Monitoring

  • Immunizations
  • Communicable diseases

Resources & Referrals 

  • Health insurance for children and families
  • Health care for children & families
  • Family and community services

For Parents/Guardians of students in grades 6-12

Beginning July 2005, schools in Washington are required by the legislature to provide information at the beginning of each school year on Meningococcal Disease and the HPV virus to parents/guardians of students in grades 6-12 (RCW 28A.210.080). This includes information on:

  • Characteristics of the disease
  • How the disease is spread
  • Current vaccination recommendations
  • How to obtain additional information
Links for more Information about Meningococcal Disease and Human Papillomavirus (HPV).
 
Contact Us
  
Health and Nursing Services
Heidi McKay, BSN, RN, NCSN 
Lead District School Nurse 
(206) 780-1453
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