Our health care providers give direct care to students with injuries, acute illnesses, and manage students with special health care needs. 

    *Monika Galas - Districtwide Registered Nurse (CoVid-19)
    * Samantha Gissler - Districtwide Registered Nurse (Oak Ridge) 
     *Mary RuizDistrictwide Registered Nurse (Conrady)
    *Mary Sodaro - Registered Nurse(Dorn)

     *Margaret Janda - Health Clerk (Sorrick)
    * Robin Neumann - Health Clerk (Oak Ridge)
       Sheri Stahurski Health Clerk (Glen Oaks)

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

    ·     Manage Medical 504 Plans





    ·       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.