Health

Health

Oral Health Form

Nursing Staff:

  • Work to link families with a doctor
  • Review children’s health records
  • Complete screenings:  vision, hearing, blood lead, hemoglobin and blood pressure
  • Offer parents chances to get health and safety information
  • Promote health and safety practices in the program

Oral Health Coordinator:

  • Assists families with their child’s dental needs
  • Follows up on initial dental exams and referrals
  • Provides Oral Health trainings for staff, parents and the community

Nutritionist: 

  • Visits the classroom to ensure children are served nourishing meals and snacks which meet federal nutrition guidelines
  • Consults with parents of children with food allergies or other special dietary needs in order to plan appropriate substitutions
  • Visits the classrooms to weigh and measure the children to screen for growth patterns which may be of nutritional concern
  • Available to meet with parents who have questions or concerns related to their child’s eating