The Rockingham County Student Health Centers are located in each of the four traditional high schools. The mission of the Student Health Centers is to improve the health and school performance of
The Student Health Centers offer a wide range of medical services. The centers are open school days from 7:30am-4:00pm and are staffed by a multidisciplinary team of providers that includes: Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants, Registered Nurses, Mental Health Counselors, Social Worker, Health Educators, Nutritionists and School Psychologists from the Rockingham County School System. Physicians volunteer to serve as medical directors and review the charts of students treated.
Together the team can diagnose and treat injuries and illnesses, monitor chronic diseases in conjunction with a student’s Primary Care Provider, provide sports physicals, immunizations, nutrition and mental health counseling as well as health education. The staff works together to keep our students healthy so that they can graduate from high school and start their futures with a continued focus on wellness. The Student Health Centers result in improved school attendance thus increasing students’ chances for academic success.