Department Overview

  • SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES

    National Association of School Nursing: School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that (1) advances the well-being, academic success, and life-long achievement of students, (2) promotes health and safety (3) intervenes with actual and potential health problems (4) assists with positive student responses to normal development (5) collaborate with professionals in other disciplines to build student and family self-management, self-advocacy and learning.

    IMMUNIZATIONS 

    Please remember documentation of immunization is required for children entering kindergarten, children entering 7th grade and for new students transferring into schools in the City of Richmond.  

    *Effective July 1, 2019, a booster dose of Tdap vaccine is required for all children entering the 7th grade. 

     FAQ on Tdap and Human Papillomavirus Virus (HPV) vaccine

     

     


    Click on the English or Spanish documents below for information to see if your student is up-to-date with immunizations.  More information can be found on the Virginia Department of Health VDH or the Virginia Department of Education VDOE Websites.

                                            English       Spanish

     


    Here are additional links to find helpful information on immunization requirements: 

    Code of Virginia 22.1-271.2 

    Vaccine Virginia Department of Health

    American Academy of Pediatrics   


    CURRENT FOCUS:

     healthy

    (1) Children Staying Health

    Information about COVID-19 is rapidly evolving. Here are a two links to websites you need to stay up-to-date: Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Virginia Department of Health

    (2) Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome

    The CDC released an Official Health Advisory providing background information on a recently reported multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19; and a case definition for this syndrome. Click here for more information:  Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome

Contact Information

  •  NWhite

    Na-Keisha A. White, MSN-PH, RN, NBCSN
    Coordinator of Health Services
     
    Health Services Office Location
    119 West Leigh Street
    3rd Floor, Suite 307
    Richmond, Virginia 23220
     
    Email:  nwhite2@rvaschools.net
    Phone: 804.780.7801
    Fax:     804.780.7803