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School Health Services

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Western Plains Public Health consults with schools on communicable disease control and follow-up, immunizations, health education for students and staff, vision screening, oral health, and may assist with the development of health plans for children with special health needs.

Please contact your local Western Plains Public Health office for more information.

Available Resources:

Vision Assistance: 
VSP Eyes of Hope (formerly Sight for Students) Program will pay for an exam and one pair of glasses for qualifying students.  Contact your local Western Plains Public Health office for more information.

Insurance:  Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide no-cost or low-cost health coverage for eligible children in North Dakota. These programs provide health coverage for children so that they can get routine check-ups, immunizations and dental care to keep them healthy.

Even if your child has been turned down in the past or you don't know if they qualify, you may be able to get health coverage now.

For more information call 1-800-755-2604 (Medicaid) or 1-800-318-2595 (CHIP) or visit Insure Kids Now.

Immunizations Required for Child Care & School Attendance:  Immunizations are available from your healthcare provider or from your local Western Plains Public Health office.  Click here to view immunization requirements.

Communicable Disease Fact Sheets:  The ND Department of Health and Human Services provides fact sheets for various communicable diseases. 
Click here to view facts sheets.