Tel: (915) 230-2100
Fax: (915) 230-0100
Health Services Staff
Required Immunizations for the 2016-2017 School Year
Requisitos de inmunizaciones - año escolar 2016-2017
For the Employee Health Clinic at Ed. Center Boeing please call (915) 230-2074. Please do not call the Health Services Department. Thank you.
The professional nurses in Health Services adhere to the Mission Statement of the Texas School Nurses Organization. The Mission of the Texas School Nurses is to advance professional practice of school nursing in ways that promote each student's optimal level of wellness and educational potential.
El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) employs Registered Nurses (R.N.) at each school campus.
EPISD nurses are a dedicated group of skilled professionals who provide valuable healthcare services to the school district.
The primary responsibility of the school nurse is to provide for the safety, well-being, and healthcare of students enrolled in EPISD. Other responsibilities are included, but are not limited to:
- Ensuring that the students are in compliance with immunizations according to the state requirements.
- Delivering healthcare to students with special needs such as diabetics, gastrointestinal tube feedings (GT), tracheotomy, catheterization, etc.
- Educating school personnel on Blood Borne Pathogens at the beginning of the school year.
- Coordinating puberty classes for 5th grade students.
- Coordinating and organize health fairs.
- Participating in the Crisis Management Team.
Links and Documents
- Lice Lessons is new head lice education campaign focused on dispelling common misperceptions. New
- 2015-2016 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Students Grades K–12
- Required Immunizations for the 2015-2016 School Year Parent
- Required Immunizations for the 2015-2016 School Year School
- Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Information
- Immunize El Paso
- Immunization Exemptions
- Meningitis Information
- Texas Department of State Health Services
- Immunize Texas - School Requirements
- Zica Information NEW