Health Services

Karen A. Long

Nursing Supervisor
360 Elsbree St.
Fall River, MA 02720
Telephone: 508-675-8100 ext 45720
Fax 508-235-1812

The Fall River Public School Nurses are important and valued members of the educational team. They offer unique opportunities for students to learn healthy behaviors and to receive easily accessible health services within a school setting. They are specially trained in health promotion and assessment, respond skillfully to the ever-changing health care needs of today's students, and are knowledgeable in the most appropriate referral procedures.

School nurses provide various educational programs to staff, students, and parents/guardians including:


•    Asthma Education
•    Child Development
•    CPR /AED and First Aid Training Programs
•    Diabetes Education
•    Diet/Weight Management
•    Epilepsy
•    Food Allergies and EpiPen Administration Training
•    Hygiene and Hand washing
•    Oral Health and Dental Sealant Programs
•    Scoliosis Screening arid Treatment
•    Specialized Health Care Needs of Students
•    Sun Safety Awareness
•    Tobacco Education
•    Universal Precautions Training


 Important Information to Share with Your Child's School Nurse

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Phone Numbers to Contact School Nurse

State Mandated School Based Screening

Specialized Health Care Procedures