School Nurses

School Nurses
  • The Delaware school nurse is a valued member of the school team and contributes to the total education program.  Regulations and school nursing guidelines are followed to address the health and safety of students receiving a public education.  The nurse provides:

    • quality, direct nursing services for chronic and episodic conditions
    • health screenings and referrals
    • health promotion for students and staff
    • care coordination for students with chronic health conditions
    • health services management
    • a link to healthcare providers in the community
    • an on-site health resource for students, families and staff
  • Contact Information:

    School Health Services Program Office
    Delaware Department of Education
    35 Commerce Way, Suite 1
    Dover, DE 19901
    Phone: 302-857-3356
    Fax: 302-739-6397