Bringing a nurse to every school

When students at Greenwood schools are injured, sick or have health questions next school year they’ll be able to see a trained nurse at each building.

Up to now, just one of Greenwood’s schools, Westwood Elementary, had a registered nurse on staff. The student clinics in Greenwood’s other five buildings were run by assistants who didn’t have formal nursing training and couldn’t answer specific questions from students or families who came to school with health concerns, Superintendent Kent DeKoninck and Community vice president of integrated primary care delivery systems Steve Zetzl said.


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