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School Health

School Health nurse

The Pike County Health Department partners with the Pikeville Independent Board of Education to provide preventive health services to Pikeville Elementary and Pikeville High School. The services provided in the schools are performed by highly trained medical professionals. The school nurses adhere to the guidelines set forth by the Kentucky Department of Public Health’s Core Clinical Service Guide ensuring that the students of the Pikeville Independent School System receive nursing care that is provided at the highest professional standard.

The school health program offers many services and programs for students that include, but are not limited to:

  • Acute and chronic illness screenings
  • Required acute and chronic treatments as prescribed by a child’s medical provider
  • Health screenings
  • Chronic disease case management (asthma, diabetes, allergy/anaphylaxis, epilepsy)
  • Health education
  • Dental services performed by Registered Dental Hygienist

Parents must complete a consent form each year and return it to the school nurse before any services can be administered.

Combined Consent for School Health Services PDF