CCS Health Services

  • CCS is partnering with Columbus Public Health and Nationwide Children's Hospital to offer the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine for free to any eligible recipient with four clinics in June! The vaccine is now open to anyone ages 12 or older.

    See our informational flyers in multiple languages here.

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  • Don’t Forget Your Children’s Vaccines 

    It's crucial to stay on schedule with your child's immunizations. As you know, there are several vaccines required for school attendance and you may have been delayed in getting boosters due to the pandemic.   

     

    As social distancing measures continue, it's more important than ever not to wait until the last minute to schedule an appointment with your child's healthcare provider.

     

    Contact the School Nurse at your child's school if you have questions about the required vaccines needed to meet the State of Ohio school vaccination requirements or if you need help finding a healthcare provider. Or contact your family physician.

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CCS Student Health Services

  • School Nurses: Helping Children Learn!
    Since 1972, National School Nurse Day has been set aside to recognize school nurses. If you think school nursing is all about flu shots, Band-Aids, and record-keeping, you haven't been inside a school lately. School health professionals juggle a complex array of medical and social issues, seeing thousands of students, and often moving from school to school throughout the district.

    Health, Family and Community Services Mission:
    To improve academic achievement by providing and linking students and their families to an array of school-based and community health and social services ranging from prevention to treatment.

    School Nurse Role:
    The school nurse's primary role is to promote good health for the district's students. As a member of the educational team, the school nurse enhances students potential for attendance, class participation, and learning by identifying and addressing medical conditions that may impact on the student's ability to achieve the district's performance standards. School Health Nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing.

    School Nurses:

    • Are Bachelor’s prepared Registered Nurses
    • Are licensed as a School Nurse through the Ohio Department of Education
    • Adhere to laws and rules of the Ohio Board of Nursing and the professional standards of the National Association of School Nurses.

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