Child Health Services
Your child’s health and safety are important to us. Acute and chronic health conditions may significantly impact your child’s academic performance. The Child Health department aims for every child and adolescent in Birmingham City Schools to be healthy and safe while achieving academic success. School nurses strive to enrich, educate and enlighten our students through providing accessible health care, promoting prevention, and partnering with parents and staff to enable students to perform at their personal best.
Our School Nurses:
-Provide direct healthcare for students and staff
-Provide screenings and referrals for health conditions
-Promote health and a healthy school environment
-Serves as a liaison between school personnel, family, the community and healthcare providers
Our goal is that all children will enjoy optimal health and thus be able to gain the most from their education.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
ADHD is a condition where those diagnosed have difficulty staying focused and paying attention, difficulty controlling behavior and hyperactivity. Individuals with ADHD may qualify for accommodations under the ADA and Section 504 if their ADHD impacts a major life function such as learning.
Plan, Prepare, Respond.
Learn more about recommended and required vaccinations.
The National Safety Council is committed to spreading awareness about the importance of backpack safety. For more information, please visit Backpack Safety - National Safety Council (nsc.org).