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School Nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well being, academic success, and life long achievement of students.

Newburyport Public School Nurses promote student health and safety, intervene with health issues and collaborate with other school members to build and active learner. We provide an array of health services and are available for consultation. Please call for any questions or concerns, but specifically for the following reasons:

  • New medications or change in current medication.
  • New diagnosis or change in health status, remember your child must be fever free (100.4 Temp) for 24 hours before returning to school.
  • Serious illness, injury or hospitalization.
  • Fractures, sprains, casts or sutures.
  • Diagnosis with a contagious disease such as Covid-19, strep throat, conjunctivitis, mononucleosis (mono), pertussis (whooping cough), chicken pox, or flu.
  • Changes within the family that may impact the student while in school.
  • Assistance in obtaining health insurance.