Health Services

Nevis District School's Health Service is committed to helping each student achieve the best possible school experience. The Health Service Department is staffed by Jenny Rittgers, RN, PHN, LSN. Her office is located near the district and high school offices. Hours are from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Phone number is (218) 652-3500 and extension 114.

Healthy students are better learners! Nursing care is provided for students who become ill or injured during the school day, need medications or treatments, or have other medical needs. 

School Health provides care that promotes students' academic success by:

  • Managing chronic health care conditions
  • Providing interventions that return students to class
  • Reducing the number of students sent home
  • Minimizing illness related absences
  • Identifying health related barriers and referring for appropriate care
  • Providing health screenings such as vision, hearing and scoliosis
  • Promoting a safe and healthy school environment

Please use the following links to peruse our health services web site to find immunization information, sick and absent policies, medication administration policy and health screening information.

Click on the links below for more information:

When to stay home from school

COVID Information

Flu Symptoms Screening Tool for Parents and Caregivers

Immunization Requirements

Is your Child Ill?
Medications at School
Health Screening
Consent Form
Allergy Action Plan
Asthma Action Plan


Medical Terminology/CNA Course

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