Welcome to the Health Services Department

  • The mission of Northwest Health Services Team is to  minimize  barriers to education and to educate our school community to develop and maintain healthy lifestyles.  Our Priority is to maintain a healthy and safe learning environment.

     Eye Thrive Mobile Vision Van visits the Northwest School District every year. Eye Thrive is not currently scheduling for the 20/21 school year at this time due to COVID-19, however, please visit their website www.eyethrive.org for more information. 

     Attn: COVID-19 Information: Missouri Novel Coronavirus Information Hotline: 877-435-8411 Open 24 hours / 7 days a week for all Coronavirus questions.

    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


  • 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 student health and wellness services for the District.

    The nurses encourage parents/guardians to follow a routine of having their child examined regularly by a physician. School health services are not designed to replace this examination or other primary health care services.


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