Health Services Mission Statement
Our Mission is to enhance the educational process by
modification or removal of health related barriers to learning
and to promote an optimal level of wellness.
Our services include:
Care (First Aid, Illness Assessment,
Disease Control and Health Care Referrals)
Administration (See Medication Policy)
Nursing care and case management for students
with special health care needs (Individualized
Health Care Plans)
health counseling and education for students,
parents, and school staff
Screening (Height, Weight, Vision, Hearing and
School Health Record (Medical history,
Examinations and Screening Results)
Director of Nursing
Patricia Harrison, BSN, RN, NCSN
Phone: (508) 261-7559 Fax: 508-261-7528
Cell Phone: (508) 254-3238
Mansfield High School
Christine Harrison, BSN, RN, NCSN
Betsy Savoie, MSN, RN
Phone: (508) 261-7540 Ext 3111/3121
Fax: (508) 261-7416
Qualters Middle School
Elayne Brown, BSN, MSW, RN
Lisa Anderson, BSN, RN, NCSN
Phone: (508) 261-7530 Ext. 1
Fax: (508) 261-7374
Jordan Jackson Elementary School
Christine Dooling, MSN, RN
Elizabeth Johnston, BSN, RN, NCSN
Phone: (508) 261-7520/7525
Fax: (508) 261-7522
Sue McGinley, BSN, RN, NCSN
Tammy Rozelle, MSN, RN
Phone: (508) 261-7387
Fax: (508) 261-7389
Grades K-2 /Little Hornets
Roland Green School
Debora Wirth, BSN, RN, NCSN
Phone: (508) 261-1561
Fax: (508) 261-7415
*All staff are Massachusetts DESE Licensed*
Guidelines for Contacting the School Nurse
School Exclusion Guidelines
Flu Guide: A guide to parents
Health Policy & Protocols
The Massachusetts Coordinated
School Health Model
Bus and Fire Dept. Emergency Information Forms
Medication and Care Plan
Hearing, Vision, Postural Screening, Growth
Screening & Physical Exams
Department of Public Health
of Disease Control
and Allergy Foundation
Safe Snack Guide
Mansfield Public Schools is excited to again offer MASS Healthy Smiles, LLC to all children in our school system.
In particular their mission is to provide preventive services to those that do not regularly see a dentist.
This program is due in part to a grant awarded by the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine.
MASS Healthy Smiles:) is a team of licensed Dental Hygienists that will be working closely with our staff to help our children.
Measles Make Sure Your Child Is Fully Immunized
message from Mansfield Public Schools Health Services.
To the Mansfield Public Schools Parents and Guardians:
often see enterovirus illness in the summer and fall.
Enterovirus can cause respiratory illness. While most
infections cause mild or no symptoms, some can be
symptoms may include fever, runny nose, sneezing,
cough, and body and muscle aches.
of the children who got very ill with EV-D68
infection in Missouri and Illinois had difficulty
breathing, and some had wheezing. Many of these
children had asthma or a history of wheezing.
are no licensed vaccines for protection against
Massachusetts Department of Public Health advises
parents and patients:
Hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds,
especially after changing diapers
touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
kissing, hugging and sharing cups or utensils with
people who are sick
frequently touched surfaces, such as toys and
doorknobs, especially if someone is sick
and water is the most effective method for hand
hygiene as hand sanitizers are less effective against
nurses will continue to monitor illness. We ask that
you keep your child home if he/she has a fever for 24
hours after the fever is gone without the use of
Tylenol or Ibuprofen. This will help reduce exposure
to contagious illnesses including enteroviruses.
have been advised to have laboratory confirmation so
that we can better monitor the actual number of cases
and the type of enterovirus involved.
more information, visit:
or call 1-800-CDC-INFO for the most current
information about the enterovirus.
feel free to contact your school nurse if you have any
MA Department of Public Health
Drug IQ Challenge
Based on the recommendations of the Mansfield Health
Advisory Committee, the Elementary Schools (Roland
Green, Robinson, and Jordon/ Jackson) will implement a
new practice beginning September 2011.
Birthday celebrations will be non-food events.
As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has
identified, establishing healthy eating habits during
childhood is easier and more effective than trying to
change unhealthy behaviors in adulthood.
complete information (Link)