Resources and Information for School Nurses

Below is a collection of information and resources specifically intended to help school nurses in their day-to-day work in suburban Cook County.

Current School Health Issues

Here you will find quick links to information on our website or microsites that we think might be of particular interest to school nurses.

Flu Healthy Eating Physical Activity Sexual Health Obesity Sugar Sweetened Beverages Tobacco Lead Poisoning

School-Related Policies and Legislation

Look here for information and updates on policies and legislation related to schools and school health.

CCDPH School Nurse Advisory Panel

The CCDPH School Nurse Advisory Panel is comprised of school nurses from across the suburban Cook County jurisdiction. This panel provides input to CCDPH on school-health related programs and initiatives, as well as the Annual School Health Conference, scheduled for April 27, 2017. Click here to learn more and register for the School Health Conference.

For more info on becoming a School Nurse Advisory Panel member, please call 708-633-8350.

CCDPH Resources/Tools

  1. Bullying Prevention Toolkit

    • The Bullying Prevention Toolkit provides information to parents and guardians about the signs of bullying and how to get involved in bullying prevention activities.
  2. Domestic Violence Program Locator

    • The Domestic Violence Program Locator tool is designed to ease the task of locating domestic violence services for families in need in Cook County. Search for domestic violence resources by city or zipcode.
  3. HealthWise

    • HealthWise is a free, 110-page resource designed to help school nurses, administrators and support staff provide information to students and their families about important public health issues, such as chronic and communicable diseases, as well as recommended immunizations, resources, programs and services.
  4. Online Resource Directory

    • Our Resource Directory Locator finds community programs and services in suburban Cook County and the surrounding areas by city, zipcode or services needed, including among others: dental care, primary care, and emotional/behavioral counseling.