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.
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.
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.
Here are additional links to find helpful information on immunization requirements:
(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
Na-Keisha A. White, MSN-PH, RN, NBCSNCoordinator of Health ServicesHealth Services Office Location
119 West Leigh Street
3rd Floor, Suite 307
Richmond, Virginia 23220Email: email@example.comPhone: 804.780.7801