School Health

Program Description



The Miami-Dade County Public School System is the 4th largest school district in the nation and the largest in the state of Florida. In collaboration with the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and Community School Health Providers, the School Health Program provides school health services that appraise, protect and promote the health of the students during their school years Pre-K through 12th grade. The School Health Program also provides ongoing school health services, regulatory oversight, quality assurance and technical assistance to the entire school community both public and non-public. The strength of the School Health Program is found in its caring, dedicated and competent staff that is making a positive impact on the health of the students. The School Health Program takes a leadership role in assessing risk and fostering collaboration with other programs and agencies to integrate and improve services, develop policies and provide information about health issues and needs. The services provided include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Medication Administration
  • Immunization Record Review
  • Vaccine Administration
  • Health Record Review
  • Nursing Assessments
  • Nursing Counseling
  • Student Care Plan Development
  • Health Mandated Screening Programs
  • Referrals and Follow up of Health Problems
  • Home Visitation
  • Classroom Health Education
  • Parent Consultations
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Services and education are provided within a holistic, culturally diverse, multidisciplinary and family centered framework.

Useful link:
Florida Department of Health School Health Services Program

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Important Phone Numbers
School Health Program 786-845-0222

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do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.