Aulander, Colerain, West Bertie
Bertie Middle School
Bertie High School, Bertie Early College
School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well-being, academic success and life-long achievement and health of students. School nurses facilitate health services such as immunizations, follow-up, communicable disease control, vision and hearing screening and follow-up, health assessments and referrals, health counseling and information for students and families. School nurses actively collaborate with school personnel, students and parents to create health plans and to administer medication. In addition, they provide prevention, crisis, and conflict resolution.
Health Education Resources
NC Immunizations and Health Assessment RequirementsNorth Carolina Law requires that children entering public schools must have up-to-date immunizationsand a health assessment.Immunizations/VaccinesParents/Guardians must provide the school with an up-to-date immunization record on or before the first day of student enrollment. This is in compliance with NC General Statue 130A 152-157.Physical Exams/Health AssessmentsProof of a health assessment for a child entering NC public schools for the first time is required according to NC General Statue 130A-440. The health assessment must have been completed within 12 months prior to the date of entry to public school.
- Health Assessment forms are also available through your physician's office or your local school.