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    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) 780-1386