Our health clinic provides care for Lower, Middle, and Upper School students during school hours. School nurses Rebecca Heck
, RN and Heather Sams
, RN will triage every student to assess their medical needs and communicate all significant findings with parents/guardians.
The school clinic is now located in the Cramer Center and includes two separate spaces: one for COVID-related quarantine and one for all other student needs.
Please be prompt when you have been contacted to pick up your ill or injured child in order to minimize their chance of spreading or acquiring a contagious illness. To read more about our COVID-related policies, please visit our COVID-19 Announcements page,
which includes our Protocol for Managing COVID Exposure and Cases
The school clinic is staffed by registered nurses and operates under guidelines specified by the Code of Virginia, State Board of Nursing, Virginia Department of Health, Department of Education and is directed by The Steward School’s Department of Human Resources. The school clinic works closely with the student, family and school personnel to meet the physical, mental, emotional and social needs of each student. The function of the school nurses is to attend to the students’ health needs.
Parents/guardians can help ensure the well-being of all our students by:
- Notifying the school nurse of any health concerns or chronic health conditions that may affect your child’s school day.
- Following state guidelines regarding immunizations.
- Encouraging good hygiene/hand washing practices at home and school.
- Keeping an ill child home and letting the school know if the illness is contagious.