School Nursing

About the Program

The Community and Family Health Division of the Black Hawk County Health Department contracts with The Waterloo Community School District (18 buildings and approximately 10,000 students) to provide comprehensive school nursing services.

The nursing model used to support students is comprised of a Program Manager, Registered Nurses and Health Assistants, who work under the direction of a Registered Nurse.


In Waterloo, there are 3 school-based health clinics (called Success Street) located at East High School, West High School and Carver Middle School. These clinics are staffed by a Program Manager, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, and clerical staff.

 offered include: 
  • Comprehensive physicals
  • Immunizations
  • Mental health counseling in affiliation with Black Hawk-Grundy Mental Health Center
  • Pregnancy prevention education in affiliation with Allen Women’s Health Center
  • Sports physicals
  • Substance abuse/addictions counseling in affiliation with Pathways Behavioral Health

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More Information

For further information, contact the following staff members