Admin

Health Services

Deborah Somerville
Coordinator

Kimberly Sluss
Administrative Secretary

            

105 W. Chesapeake Ave., LL
Towson, MD 21204
443-809-6368


           
    
   

image of school nurse with studentsPurpose:

The Office of Health Services provides a comprehensive health services program that supports student learning. Each Baltimore County school is staffed by a full-time registered nurse, at minimum, and some schools have supplemental paraprofessional support.
Additionally, the Office of Health Services:
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  • Identifies students’ health-related barriers to learning, and develops services/programs to reduce or eliminate those barriers.
  • Works with schools to provide safe and healthy school environments.
  • Provides guidance to school nurses, principals, parents, and school system personnel on issues related to school health.
  • Supervises the clinical practice of school nurses.
  • Provides professional development for school nurses and health assistants.
  • Operates school-based health centers in targeted schools.
  • Provides health promotion programs for employees.

Mission:

The Office of Health Services provides program and professional development, technical assistance and problem solving, resources, and evaluation for health and wellness programs to Team BCPS in order to support optimal health that results in globally competitive graduates.

Immunization Information
2018-19 School Vaccine Requirements

In-School Community Partnerships with Mental/Physical Health Providers

Background Verification Check Form
Cooperative Agreement, PS 115, F2
Community Partnership Agency Report, PS 115, F3 Agency-wide Report 
Community Partnership Agency Report, PS 115, F3 School Report

Community Partnership School Report, PS 115 F4
115: Process for Screening and Monitoring In - School Community Partnerships with Mental/Physical Health Providers
Proposal for In-school Community Partnership for Mental or Physical Health Services, PS 115, F1

Sports Physical Exams

Community Resources for Reduced Cost Sport Physicals
Interscholastic Sports Physical Exam Form
Medical Clearance for Gradual Return to Sports Participation Following Concussion

Frequently Used Health Forms

Consent Form for the Administration of Certain Nonprescription medications
MD Diabetes Health Care Provider Order Form- -this link will take you to a non-BCPS website.
Medication Order Form
Record of Physical Examination


Important Health Information for Students and Families:

Cold Weather Guidelines
Hot Weather Guidelines

Backpack Safety -this link will take you to a non-BCPS website.
Concussions -this link will take you to a non-BCPS website.
BCPS Office of Athletics Concussion Information
Diabetes: Carb Counts for BCPS School Meals
Food Allergies-this link will take you to a non-BCPS website.
Handwashing Tips -this link will take you to a non-BCPS website.
Health Lifestyle Resources
Over the Counter Medication Safety for Families -this link will take you to a non-BCPS website.
Seasonal allergies
Skin Infections
Sun Safety -this link will take you to a non-BCPS website.
How to Determine if Your Child is Too Ill for School


Programs Provided
Wellness Centers
Wellness Center Locations