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School Health Nursing Services

Healthy children are better learners. Make sure your child knows how important:

  •  8-10 hours of sleep each night
  • A healthy breakfast
  • 30-60 minutes of exercise daily
  • A yearly doctor exam and a dental exam every 6 months
  • Hand washing

For an Appointment or Information Call

Deborah Busdiecker, R.N., B.S.N., M.Ed
(216) 201-2000 ext. 1304


The Cuyahoga County Board of Health provides contracted nursing services.   

Our goal is to keep students in school

  • Manage long term health problems such as asthma, diabetes, serious allergies and seizure disorders
  • Give first aid for injuries
  • Assess student illness
  • Control and track illnesses such as flu, staph, etc.
  • Screen vision, hearing, height, weight, etc.
  • Keep up-to-date health records
  • Track baby and child shots
  • Give medication
  • Teach health
  • Help to build new health policies
  • Train school personnel
  • Link parents and students to community resources
  • Check for lice and bed bugs
  • Report child abuse case