Frederica Academy
 
School Life

Health & Well-Being

Meet Our School Nurse

 
 
Deirdre Byers
912-638-9981 x 492
deirdrebyers@fredericaacademy.org
Carlow University - B.S.N
 
Please contact our school nurse for any health related concerns.

Our health and wellness program develops mind, body, and spirit through:
  •  health education - educates the school community about various health topics

  • healthy environment - recognizes environmental health and safety concerns and promotes a nurturing social environment, contributes to development and ongoing refinement of School Crisis Plan

  • health services, coordinates health services programs and provides episodic and ongoing health care for students and school employees

  • mental health - provides health counseling, assesses mental health needs and refers students and parents to school counselors or community agencies, as needed

  • nutrition - encourages healthy food options in lunchroom and classrooms

  • parent/community involvement - promotes community involvement in creating a healthy school environment and serving as school liaison to a health advisory committee

  • physical activity - promotes healthy physical education, sports policies and practice

  • screening - provides ongoing and regular screening of immunizations, hearing, vision, and other health parameters for students and faculty

  • staff wellness - promotes healthy activities and a healthy environment for school staff 

 

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