Friday, June 22, 2018

 

 

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The mission of Health Services is to support and promote; the health and well being of students with an emphasis on disease prevention and wellness, reduce absenteeism, increase involvement, increase understanding of one’s own health care.

Goals:

  • Support parent/guardian involvement and affirm respect for the value of individuals and their families in order to reach their full educational potential.
  • The Taos Municipal Schools Health Centers are available to provide health care and counseling services free of charge to all Students at the Taos Municipal Schools.
  • Student participation is voluntary.

Provide the following services for students and staff:

  • Immunization, surveillance and administration of the Tdap vaccine ( Tetanus, Diptheria and Acellular Pertussis) to students attending the middle and high schools.
  • Flu vaccine administration to staff and students.
  • Health Screenings: vision, hearing, heights, weights, ear, nose, throat, dental, heart/lungs and ocular health for students, grades: kindergarten, first, third, eighth, and tenth.
  • Vision screenings on all students, kindergarten through fifth grades.
  • Injury and sick care, emergency care, and referrals.
  • Collaboration with parents and physicians, School Based Health Center and other health care agencies.
  • Student Assistance Teams health screenings.
  • IEP participation.
  • 504 participation.
  • Health Education: individual, class and community presentations.
  • Development of the health section for the Wellness Policy.
  • Participation and development of the schools’ safety plan.

 

Taos Municipal Schools Wellness Policy

 

Please review our Wellness Policy and forward your comments or suggestions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 575-737-6114 to be a part of this planning team.