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Department Overview

SHDMonroe County School Health Services takes a leadership role to ensure that students achieve and maintain optimal health and well-being by promoting healthy lifestyles and preventative healthcare. We serve as advocates for the healthcare needs of students and staff, addressing their physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs. Our department is committed to providing comprehensive and effective health services that meet the diverse and changing needs of students, staff and community. We believe that healthy students in a safe environment can achieve their optimal potential. 
Jackie Gray, RN
School Health Administrator

Tennessee Coordinated School Health link

Adult Immunizations – Something You Never Outgrow

This video shows the importance of vaccinating against diseases such as Influenza, Pneumococcus, Herpes Zoster, aka Shingles and Tetnus, Diphtheria and Pertussis.

Did you know that certain vaccines are recommended for adults and adolescents?
Take this quiz to find out which vaccines YOU may need. (For those age 11 years & older)

Meningococcal Disease – Information for Parents

Visit the CDC’s Meningococcal Disease webpage for information on the risk of exposure, symptoms, treatments, vaccinations, and more.

What is Coordinated School Health?

Coordinated School Health (CSH) is an effective system designed to connect health (physical, emotional and social) with education. This coordinated approach improves students’ health and their capacity to learn through the support of families, communities and schools working together.
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Eight Components of Coordinated School Health

  • Physical Education/Activity and Wellness
  • Nutrition
  • Health Education
  • Health Services
  • Student, Family and Community Partnerships
  • School Staff Wellness
  • School Counseling, Psychological and Social Services
  • Healthy School Environment
Questions or comments?
Lacey Mason
CSH Coordinator
423-420-9678 Ext 3
Email Lacey