School Nursing Services

ֱ contracts with to provide school nursing services. Kenosha County Public Health Nurses work in the K-8 and charter schools. Each nurse is in one elementary school per day and in a middle school two days per week. School nurses perform:

  • Vision screen all 2nd and 5th grade students, and students referred by teachers
  • Teach Family Life curriculum to the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th grade students
  • Train and educate staff on how to give emergency medications
  • Train office staff how to administer daily medications
  • Perform weekly counts on all controlled medications
  • Write emergency health plans
  • Case management for chronic health conditions (asthma, diabetes, anaphylaxis, etc.)
  • Train and educate first responders in each building we cover
  • Provide daily consulting to school staff regarding illness, injuries, and other medical issues

Definition of School Nursing

School nursing, a specialized practice of nursing, protects and promotes student health, facilitates optimal development, and advances academic success. School nurses, grounded in ethical and evidence-based practice, are the leaders who bridge health care and education, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potential. Adopted by the NASN Board of Directors February 2017.


Questions? Contact your child’s school to speak directly with the school nurse.

  • Rebekah Miller
    Public Health Nurse Supervisor/School Nurse Consultant
  • ֱ Immunization Information
    Health and Physical Education Office
    Phone: 262-359-7392
    Hours: Monday-Friday, noon to 4 p.m.