Whole Child

Health Services

Published: 7/10/2023 12:44 PM
​These services are designed to ensure access or referral to primary health care services or both, foster appropriate use of primary health care services, prevent and control communicable disease and other health problems, provide emergency care for illness or injury, promote and provide optimum sanitary conditions for a safe school facility and school environment, and provide educational and counseling opportunities for promoting and maintaining individual, family, and community health. Qualified professionals such as physicians, nurses, dentists, health educators, and other allied health personnel provide these services.

For resources, manuals, forms and more information, visit the KDE Student Health Services webpage.

Integrating School Health Services Across the WSCC Framework

This one-pager explains the importance of school health services and shares evidence-based strategies and promising practices for using the WSCC approach across the school setting to promote health services and active, healthy lifestyles for students with chronic health conditions. 

Local Health Departments in Kentucky​ counties provide services to their local communities. This website contains a listing and links to all local health departments.

Note: Some of the links on this site access non-governmental agencies.  The information on these pages is not controlled by KDE or the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

​​Stephanie Bunge
Office of Finance and Operations
Division of District Support
300 Sower Blvd., 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-5279
Fax (502) 564-6470

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