School Health

Nurse hand and hand with students
  • School Health staff work with students, families, healthcare providers, and community resources to promote a collaborative approach to improve health and learning. School Nurses and Clinic staff coordinate care for students with acute and chronic health needs, provide health education, and assist the education team in the establishment of Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

    The School Health staff are employed by the School District of Manatee County and Manatee County Health Department. Each school clinic is staffed by a School Nurse (Registered Nurse), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and/or Health Aide. For specific questions and/or concerns about your child's health please contact your child's school nurse.

    School Clinic Phone List


    School Health Services Specialist
    Barbara Hefner
    HefnerB@manateeschools.net
    (941) 751-6550 x43284

    Secretary
    Yomaira Gonzalez
    gonzalez2y@manateeschools.net
    (941) 751-6550 x43285