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School Nursing and Health

Resources in Response to COVID-19

COVID-19 Resources and Guidance for School Nurses

About School Nursing

Mission: Supporting and Promoting the connection between health and academic achievement.

Welcome to the CDE School Nursing and Health Services web pages. The following resources are available to support your practice and give you assistance in obtaining additional resources.

Student Health and Nursing Services Fact Sheet

News and Announcements​

  • Immunization Reporting Deadline Extended

CDPHE has extended the immunization reporting deadline until March 1, 2021.  See orange Immunization Report button below for more information.

  • School Nursing Resources
    • Student Safety
    • School Health Services - Colorado Access (Medicaid)
    • ​Community Resources
    • State and National Resources


Additional Resources


A variety of school nursing practices exist in Colorado: single school site, multiple school responsibilities, contracted services and nurse consultant models. These web pages were carefully developed with diverse practice and environments in mind such as urban, rural and frontier school districts, private and public.

To support your school nursing practice and professional growth, please consider the following:

  • Familiarize yourself with your district and school policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Become knowledgeable regarding state and federal regulations and resources pertaining to health-related educational issues.
  • Communicate with your nursing supervisor and/or school administrator.
  • Utilize your professional network and support opportunities such as local school nurse peers and mentors, statewide school nursing colleagues via the CDE School Nurse Listserv, the CDE website, local/state health departments, professional organizations and the CDE Principal Consultant School Health Services.

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