Health Services

School nurses are employed for the purpose of rendering such services as prescribed in the Pennsylvania School Code in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Department of Health. The certified school nurse provides nursing care to the school community in accordance with current Pennsylvania nursing standards.

School nurses support learning by:

  • Assessing & treating illness and injury
  • Providing health screenings (mandated by the PA Department of Health) and as requested by parent/guardian
    • Hearing screening – K,1,2,3,7,11
    • Height, weight, & vision screening – every grade every year
    • Scoliosis screening – 6,7
  • Providing support for children with chronic health problems
  • Monitoring immunizations
  • Providing health education programs for students & staff
  • Being members of student support teams
  • Administering medications & providing nursing procedures
  • Working as a resource for families on available community health care programs

COVID Health Service Documents

COVID Health
Protocols
Return To School
Excuse Form
Parent Screening
Tool for COVID
Health Office
Discharge Information
Wash Your Hands
Fact Sheet
Quarantine VS.
Isolation CDC
Cloth Face
Covering CDC
Germs Are
Everywhere
Stop the Spread
of Germs CDC
Prevent the Spread
of COVID 19
Parent Back-To-School
Planning (In-Person)

Health Services Documents

Immunization
Requirements
Medication
Policy
Beaver County
Resources
Physical Exam
Form
Dental
Form
Vision
Form

Health Office

Klimer
Klimer, Sharon
School Nurse

State Street Elementary

724.266.2833 x4231

skilmer@ambridge.k12.pa.us

 

McCloskey
McCloskey, Kristine
Nurse

Highland Elementary

724.266.2833 x7208

kmccloskey@ambridge.k12.pa.us

Meder
Meder, Kathy
School Nurse

Economy Elementary School

724.266.2833 x6303

kmeder@ambridge.k12.pa.us

 

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Rusnak, Stuart
Nurse

Ambridge Area Middle School

724.266.2833 x3332

srusnak@ambridge.k12.pa.us

Sheline
Sheline, Rebecca
School Nurse

Ambridge Area High School

724.266.2833 x2443

rsheline@ambridge.k12.pa.us