Our health care providers give direct care to students with injuries, acute illnesses and manage students with special health care needs. 
     *Jody Toman-Conrady Registered Nurse
     *Mary Ruiz-Districtwide Certified School Nurse
    *Mary Sodaro - Dorn School Nurse

     *Margaret Janda-Sorrick Health Clerk
    * Robin Neumann-Oak Ridge Health Clerk
       Cindy Grochocinski-Glen Oaks Health Clerk

    ·       Liaison between school personnel, family, health care professionals and community.


    ·       Identification of health condition that may create a barrier to educational progress.


    ·       Emergency plan development to manage emergent events in the school setting (i.e.diabetes, asthma, seizures, nut allergy).


    ·       Participates as a member of the multi-disciplinary team in the identification, evaluation and placement of students into special education programs.


    ·       Participates in the development of health-related policies and procedures in compliance with state mandates.


    ·       Assesses he safety needs of the school environment in compliance with OSHA guidelines and implements the Blood-Borne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan. 


    ·       Vision screening/referral


    ·       Hearing screening/referral


    ·       Illinois State Board of Education mandatory reporting of immunization compliance.


    ·       Communicable disease reporting to IDPH.


    ·       School environment safety monitoring (playgrounds, potential hazards.)


    ·       Maintains accurate medical records to assure compliance with state mandates. 



  • The NPD117 Health Department Staff:

    • Is CPR Certified
    • Is First Aid Certified
    • Is Hearing/Vision Certified
    • Maintains communication with administrators, teachers, other school personnel and parents/guardians to enhance cooperative action, which will meet the healthy and safety needs of students.