Welcome to the Health Services Department
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
See the Northwest R-1 School District Health Services Google Classroom for COVID-19 information as well as other information on health and wellness. See link below. Classroom code: sq4akfe Northwest Health Services Google Classroom
Parents: if you are looking for age appropriate COVID-19 information for your elementary school or special needs students of all ages, please see the Health Services Staff video link. We hope you enjoy! Health Services Staff COVID-19 Video
Eye Thrive Mobile Vision Van visits the Northwest School District every year. Eye Thrive visited our district last, in March of 2021. Stay tuned for the visit dates for the 21/22 school year. Please visit their website www.eyethrive.org for more information.
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.