About Our Department

Smithville School nurses welcome you to our website.

The vision of the Health Services Dept. is to: 
Promote the safety, health and wellness of all students and staff at Smithville Public Schools

If you have questions or concerns regarding your student, feel free to contact the nurse where your student attends school. 
 
8th grade Tdap booster (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, and MCV(Meningococcal vaccine)) is required before entering in the 8th grade. Is your child up to date? For more information visit health.mo.gov 
 
PLEASE NOTE: To access the resources listed under the headings, simply click the group heading to expand and display the list of links in that category. Click again to contract the listing.  
 
Guidelines to help stay healthy during FLU season this year:
The American Academy of Pediatrics updated its annual influenza season guidelines, withdrawing the child-friendly nasal flu vaccine, FluMist, this year. The vaccine has been deemed largely ineffective by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, leaving traditional shots as the only vaccination option. Here’s what you need to know to stay ahead this flu season.
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Students can get sick with influenza, or the "flu" and schools can become a place where students can easily spread flu-like symptoms to staff, other students, and their families.  To learn more about the influenza virus, click on the heading above.

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