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School Health Services


School Nursing Basics Acrobat Reader A three day workshop sponsored by the NH Schools Nurses Association with support from the NH State Department of Education.

Contact Numbers for School Nurses

There is currently no person at the NH Department of Education acting as the School Health Service Consultant. A list of agencies, phone numbers, and web sites for school nurses and other school health personnel to contact about health issues is given below. Additionally, a list of NH Department of Health and Human Services people whom you can contact for assistance regarding health issues is below. You can also find information on the NH Department of Education School Health Services web pages below.

Asthma Control Program, 603-271-0855, www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/cdpc/asthma/index.htm
Board of Nursing, 603-271-2323, www.nh.gov/nursing/
Provides information on nursing regulations and laws for nursing practice and licensing requirements for nurses and nurse assistants.
Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, 603-271-4931, www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/cdpc/index.htm
Communicable Disease Control and Surveillance, 603-271-4496, www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/cdcs/index.htm
Provides information regarding communicable disease prevention, control, and state regulations.
Diabetes Education Program, 603-271-7922, www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/cdpc/diabetes/index.htm
Emergency Medical Services, 603-223-2200, www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/fstems/ems/index.html
Provides information for planning for emergency situations.

Children's Medicaid Program, 603-271-4238, www.dhhs.nh.gov/dfa/medical/children
NH Department of Health and Human Services web site provides information about health insurance coverage for children.

HIV/Health Education Program, NH Department of Education, 603-271-3889, www.education.nh.gov/instruction/school_health/hiv.htm
Provides information about HIV Education Laws, Minimum Standards for Health Education, NH Health Education Curriculum Guidelines, and the Youth Risk Behavior and School Health Profile surveys.

Immunization Program, 603-271-2130, www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/immunization/index.htm
Provides information concerning immunization requirements and vaccines.
Maternal and Child Health, 603-271-4517, www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/mch/index.htm
Provides information about high quality preventive and primary health care for children and reproductive health care.
NH School Nurses Association, www.nhschoolnurses.org/
Provides support for and promotes quality school health services by registered professional school nurses.
Northern New England Poison Control Center, 1-800-222-1222, www.nnepc.org

Obesity Prevention Program, 603-271-4628, www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/nhp/obesity.htm

Oral Health Program, 603-271-4535, www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/rhpc/oral
Provides information about access to dental care.

Special Education, Bureau of Special Education, NH Dept. of Education, 603-271-3791, www.education.nh.gov/instruction/special_ed/index.htm
Provides information about education laws and programs for children and youth with disabilities in New Hampshire.

Special Medical Services, NH DHHS, 603-271-8181, www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/bds/sms/index.htm
Information about programs and services for children with special health care needs.
Substance Abuse, Safe Schools, Bullying, Safe and Drug Free Schools Office, NH Dept. of Education, 603-271-0055 www.education.nh.gov/instruction/integrated/title_iv_a.htm

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services School Nurse Contacts Acrobat Reader

School Health Services Web Pages

Continuing Education
Organizations that provide opportunities for continuing education for nurses.

NH School Health Data
Data from the School Nurse Surveys and the NH YRBS and School Health Profile Results.
Coordinated School Health-Resources for NH Information about the Coordinated School Health model and NH resources. NH School Nurse Listserve
E-mail forum for school health services personnel to share ideas, questions, and resources about health-related issues.
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions regarding AEDs, Communicable Disease, Confidentiality of Student Health Records, Delegation of Nursing Care, Immunizations, Screenings, and other health care topics.
Online Resources and Publications for School Nurses
Resources available to school health personnel from New Hampshire state agencies, other state and national organizations, and U.S. government agencies.
Influenza and ILI Resources
Materials from the NH DHHS, the NH Department of Safety and Homeland Security, CDC, and other agencies that contain guidance for schools and other resources for addressing influenza, and influenza like illness (ILI).
School Health Services Legislation and NH Administrative Rules
RSA's and administrative rules pertaining to school health services.
Most Requested Laws and Rules Related to Specific Topic Areas
RSA's and administrative rules listed by topic area. The laws and administrative rules on this page may not represent all of the laws or rules about these subject areas. There may be other regulations for these areas that are not given on this Web page.
Technical Advisories for School Health Services

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