The mission of the Northwest Health Services Team is to minimize barriers to education and to educate our school community so that healthy lifestyles can be developed and maintained. Our priority is to maintain a healthy and safe learning environment.
COVID-19 Information: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
For those who are interested: COVID-19 Vaccination Resource Page
Eye Thrive Mobile Vision Van visits our district every year providing free eye exams and glasses to qualifying students. Stay tuned for the date of the 22/23 school year visit. Please visit their website www.eyethrive.org for more information and call your child's school nurse.
Health Services at Northwest
Health services are provided in each building to students and employees by registered nurses and health-room assistants. Health-room assistants are trained and supervised by licensed registered nurses. The Director of Health and Wellness coordinates the health and wellness services for the District.
Parents/guardians are encouraged to routinely have their child examined by a physician. School health services are not designed to replace physician examinations or other primary health care services.