School Based Health Centers and School Nurses

SBHCs and school nurses know that healthy students learn better. They share an important mission: providing preventive care for all students they serve, with the goal of keeping students in class learning.

SBHCs and School Nurses

  • Educate students and families about healthy behaviors and nutrition
  • Enroll students and families in public insurance programs
  • Offer immunizations

Benefits of Working Together

  • Enhance students’ health, academic outcomes, and overall well-being
  • Plan and implement health promotion and disease prevention programs
  • Increase information sharing to protect student privacy and continuity of care
  • Reduce emergency room visits and hospitalizations
  • Detect health problems before onset of chronic conditions
Click Here to Download the School-Based Health Centers and School Nurses PDF

Click Here to Download the School Nurse/SBHC Partnership Position Statement PDF

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