The Brevard County Health Department
School Health Program is
Now Hiring Nurses
for School Clinic Positions.
If you are interested log onto:
or call 1-877-428-7813 for more information.
School Health Services promote student health through prevention, early intervention and treatment or referral for acute or chronic health problems.
Who is eligible?
Services are available to all Brevard County school district students.
What kinds of services do students need during the school day?
Medical health staff located in public school clinics may assist students for any number of reasons, including:
Administration of prescription and over-the-counter medications
Administration of state-mandated health screenings (scoliosis, hearing, vision, height and weight)
Emergency first aid treatment
Handling acute illnesses
Management of complex or chronic health conditions
Monitoring state immunization compliance. (For more information visit:
Immunization Information for Parents and Community)
Who provides the funding for these services?
The Brevard County Health Department manages the School Health Services Program
in cooperation with the local school district which provides funding to place a health professional in each public school clinic.
What type of health professionals work in school clinics?
School health clinic staff are professionally trained to advocate for children's health and safety within the educational setting. Typically, school health staff are comprised of:
- Health aides
- Licensed practical nurses
- Registered nurses