Kentucky superintendents are required by 702 KAR 1:160 to assign someone the duties of District Health Coordinator (DHC). Information and policy is provided here that may assist DHCs as they perform their duties.
Registration is now open for Kentucky Department of Education's annual district health coordinator meeting. This year's meeting will be held on Thursday, September 7th at the Kentucky Department of Education at 300 Sower Blvd., 1st Floor Training Center, Frankfort, KY 40601 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 ET
This year's meeting will be an in-person meeting and will not be livestreamed to allow us to provide more direct support to newer district health coordinators.
Registration is free of charge and district health coordinators who are unable to attend, may send a representative on their behalf.
To register, click here.
District Health Coordinator Resources
Midazolam in the School Setting
Legal Guidance Regarding Midazolam in the School Setting
KDE Guidance Regarding HB 147 (Seizure Bill)
FERPA and HIPPA Resources
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act: Guidance for School Officials on Student Health Records
Know Your Rights: FERPA Protections for Student Health Records
Joint Guidance on the Application of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) And the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) To Student Health Records
School Health Program Tools
Basic School Health Requirements
District Health Coordinator Template Job Description
Local District Health Coordinator (MUNIS)
Guidance Regarding Health Services Contracts
School Nurse Role/Job Description
Epinephrine and Naloxone (Narcan) Information and Resources
KY Department of Public Health Stock Bronchodilator Protocol
Comparison of Health Plans for Students
How to Subscribe to Listserv
Sample Calendar of Duties for District Health Coordinators
Dental Screening Training for School Nurses
Smiles for life Oral Health Program offers free online training for RN's to perform dental screenings. For more information, visit their webpage.
District and School Self-Audit Tools
School District Health Services Self-Assessment
School Health Room Review
Student Health Record Review
Health Data Entry for End of Year Reports
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Division of District Support
Office of Operations and Finance
300 Sower Blvd. – 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502) 564-5279 Ext. 4430