• Lindenwold Board of Education
    Health Services Department

    What your school nurse does:

    • Insure that all students have proper immunizations and physical exams as required by the State of New Jersey
    • Screen all students for height, weight, BMI, blood pressure, vision and hearing
    • Provide basic first aid for incidents that occur during school hours
    • Administer medication as ordered by the student’s physician
    • Communicate with parents if a student is ill or seriously injured

    What your school nurse can not do:

    • Diagnose or treat illnesses or serious injuries
    • Give any medication, including over the counter, not prescribed by a doctor
    • Replace good medical care from a family heath care provider