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School Health


Norman-Mahnomen Public Health Department contracts with area schools; including Ada-Borup-West, Mahnomen, and Norman County East to provide school nursing services.

Public Health nurses assist in health assessments, counseling, and referral services for school children in all schools, and provide age-specific health topic teachings to all grade levels in schools in the county.

Contracted services include:

  • Early childhood screenings
  • Rescreen, referral, and follow-up components as indicated according to screening program standards
  • School-based vision, hearing, and scoliosis screening programs
  • Health education and consultation on requested topics such as
    • Nutrition
    • Puberty Education and Physical Hygiene
    • Self-Esteem and Children's Mental Health
    • Dental Health and Hygiene
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    • Teen Pregnancy Prevention
    • Infectious Disease and Prevention
    • Reporting of Vaccine-Preventable Disease
    • Influenza and COVID-19 surveillance