Health Services

Deborah Somerville
Coordinator

Kimberly Sluss
Administrative Secretary

            

105 W. Chesapeake Ave., LL
Towson, MD 21204
Phone: 443-809-6368
Fax: 410-296-0148


           
    
   

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:

  • 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
2020-2021 School Vaccine Requirements

New Student Registration Forms
Record of Physical Examinationthis link will take you to a non-BCPS website.
New Student Health History
Blood Lead Testing Certificate
Dental Health Form


Annual Forms for Students

Consent Form for the Administration of Discretionary Medications
Medication Order Form
MD Diabetes Health Care Provider Order Form- -this link will take you to a non-BCPS website.

Important Health Information for Students and Families:
Cold Weather Guidelines
Hot Weather Guidelines
Physical Activity Guidelines - this link will take you to a non-BCPS website.
Backpack Safety -this link will take you to a non-BCPS website.
Concussions -this link will take you to a non-BCPS website.
Nutrition and Carbohydrate Information for BCPS Meals
Nutrislice
Food Allergies-this link will take you to a non-BCPS website.
Handwashing Tips -this link will take you to a non-BCPS website.
Over the Counter Medication Safety for Families -this link will take you to a non-BCPS website.
Sun Safety -this link will take you to a non-BCPS website.
How to Determine if Your Child is Too Ill for School

Service Animals
Procedure to Request Accompaniment by a Service Animal
Request Accompaniment by a Service Animal

Programs Provided
Wellness Centers
Wellness Center Locations


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