The purpose of student health services in Ralston Public Schools are to enhance the educational process by modifying or removing health related barriers to learning and by promoting an optimal level of wellness. The three basic functions of health services include:
- Provision of a safe and healthful school environment;
- Delivery of limited health services to students and staff;
- Implementation of identified health education curriculum.
Ralston Schools health services strive to maintain a safe and healthful environment by adhering to communicable disease control standards. All student immunizations are assessed and monitored throughout the course of their education. In addition, communicable disease prevention and control guidelines set forth by the State of Nebraska and American Academy of Pediatrics are adhered to in the school setting.
Health education is provided to students and staff on a variety of health issues and concerns, it is also provided to students and staff through individual health counseling sessions as well as group instruction in the classroom setting.
For more information about student health services please contact your childs school and ask to speak with the health aide.