School Health Services
The School Health Nurses are employed by the Kent County Health Department and work in the public schools. A few of the services provided by the program are:
- Vision and hearing screenings for students upon school entry, 1st, 5th, and 8th grades
- Health assessments
- Emergency first aid
- Medication administration
- Other physician prescribed services
- Health counseling and referral
Students are required to have physician orders for medication and for diabetes management at school. Please consult with the school nurse for further information.
Click here for medication forms.
Click here for diabetes management forms.
Infants and toddler Program
The Infant and Toddler Program provides evaluation, coordination, and a single point of entry for children birth to three years of age with developmental delays and special needs. This program is in conjunction with the Kent County Health Department and Kent County Public Schools. Physicians or parents can make referrals for evaluation. The program utilizes a variety of public and private funding sources, most of which are at no cost to the family. For more information call Pat Archer at 410-778-7164.