Health Services

Health Services

While health care is primarily the responsibility of the family unit, the MCSD nurses strive to promote a safe and healthy learning environment for all students. The school nurses focus on a holistic approach to minimize the health-related barriers to student success.

The Muscatine Community School District Health Services Department vision is: Optimal Health for Optimal Learning.

Services provided by the MCSD nurses include:

  • Health-related screenings at various grade levels
  • Student health education and school staff training
  • Illness and injury assessment with first aid treatment and follow-up
  • Medication administration
  • Creating and maintaining student health records which include immunizations records and dental and vision screenings
  • Collaboration with medical providers and student/family in the development of Individualized Health Care Plans
  • Collaboration and referral to community agencies
  • Health promotion across the MCSD school communities

Health Forms

The Parent Health Forms Repository is a collection of various health-related forms we provide to parents/guardians including:

  • Chronic condition worksheets (i.e. seizures, allergies, asthma, etc.)
  • Medication Administration forms
  • Miscellaneous screening forms (required by the State of Iowa)
  • Dental (Kindergarten and 9th grade)
  • Vision (Kindergarten and 3rd grade)

Additional Information

Department Contacts

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