Health Services of the Coordinated School Health Model

 Texas school districts offer health services that appraise, protect, and promote health among their students. These services are provided by qualified professionals such as physicians, nurses, dentists, health educators, and other allied health personnel. These services ensure access or referral to:  

 primary health care services,

  •  prevent and control communicable disease and other health problems,
  •  provide emergency care for illness or injury,
  •  promote and provide optimum sanitary conditions for a safe school facility and school environment, and
  •  provide educational and counseling opportunities for promoting and maintaining individual, family, and community health.

 The following links provide information about health services:

 Anaphylaxis (Center for Disease Control (CDC) Food Allergy Information) (outside source) 

 Center for Disease Control (CDC) Handwashing Information (outside source) 

 Center for Disease Control (CDC) Seasonal Influenza (outside source)

 Center for Disease Control (CDC) West Nile Virus Information (outside source)

 Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Bloodborne Pathogen Resources (outside source)

 Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Heat Precaution Fact Sheet (outside source)

 Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Immunization Branch (outside source)

 Department of State Health Services (DSHS) West Nile Virus Information (outside source) (outside source)

 Food Allergy Research and Education (outside source)

 National Association of School Nurses (outside source)

 Students with Special Health Needs

 Texas Board of Nursing (outside source) (outside source)

 Texas Health Steps (outside source)

 Texas Nurses Association (outside source)

 Texas School Nurses Organization (outside source)

 University Interscholastic League (UIL) Athletics Health and Safety (outside source)


Contact Information

Curriculum Division
(512) 463-9581