There is no greater display of dedication and caring than that of the school nurse. Lakeland has eighteen full and part-time nurses providing health care services at our eight schools as well as individual services for students with special needs.
Nurses are critical in helping to reduce the spread of infections and communicable illnesses, especially this time of year. Throughout the school year, they deal with bumps and bruises, headaches, stomach aches, and for many children, the nurse's office is a safe haven during a bad day. The nurses provide specialized services to students with disabilities, and they constantly communicate with parents and healthcare professionals to ensure the wellness of our students. (read more)