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School Health Services

Assuring adherence to mandates concerning health requirements and health screenings is a responsibility of this service area. Staff registered nurses provide child specific training, monitoring and nursing services needed during the school day. Assessments of individual and school-wide health problems are provided by nurse practitioners or medical doctor in School Health Services. Responses to communicable or infectious outbreaks are coordinated by this service in collaboration with Hillsborough County Health Department and Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Dr. Maria Russ, Supervisor
Maria.Russ@sdhc.k12.fl.us
Phone: (813) 273-7020
Office Fax: (813) 273-7341

Special projects and assignments include:

  • Communicable and Infectious Diseases
  • Mandated Screenings and Surveillance
  • Healthy Student Program
  • Healthy Together
  • Hillsborough County Health Care Plan
  • Integrated School Health Program
  • KidCare (web site)
  • Steps to a Healthier Hillsborough
  • Immunization Requirements and Programs
  • Physical Examination Requirements and Programs
  • Medical or Health Conditions
  • Medications, Procedures and/or Treatments
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Activities
  • Back to School Fairs
  • CPR, AED and First Aid Training
  • District Safety - OSHA
  • USF Medical Residency Programs
  • USF Nursing Programs
  • UT Nursing Programs
  • South University Programs
  • Everest University Nursing Programs