Welcome to the Nursing Department
for Bossier Parish Schools
We hope to provide you with useful information, as well as keep you updated on school activities. The Bossier Parish Nursing Department mission statement is to 'Promote the optimal health of our students, thus ensuring their maximum attendance'. We are working to establish good nutritional habits, provide health screenings, and offer use of support services to give students the tools to achieve success.
We strive to make every effort to ensure your child's learning environment is as healthy as possible. Positive, parental communication and involvement are the best ways to reach that goal. Please keep us aware of any/all recent changes in your child's health needs by contacting your School Nurse or the BPS Nursing Department.
2719 Airline Drive Building T-25 ♦ Bossier City, Louisiana 71111
Phone (318)549-7250 ♦ Office Fax (318)549-7251 ♦ Fax for Medical Documents Only (318)549-7253
Is an Important Part of Your Child Being and Staying HEALTHY
Dental problems can be caused by many things other than poor hygiene, so it's safe to say we will all need a dentist at some point in our lives. Though waiting to see a dentist until a problem arises may be more harmful to your child than you think. A dental problem can affect more than just the mouth. Whether a problem already exists, or to prevent them in the future, don't wait to take your child to see a dentist.
Need Help with Dental Care?
Everyone needs help now and then, and Children's Dental Services may be able to help with your child's dental care. Fifty-one dentists in our area are volunteering their services and partnering with Willis Knighton Health Systems to join Project NeighborHealth. To find out more call (318)212-6363 or click below:
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How can we try to keep from getting sick?
Click below to get on the winning side of
"THE GERM WAR"
After you find out how to keep Staph Sergeant and his Germ Army from invading your health, click the badge to become an Official PDI AGENT!
Tell everyone in your house you want to send them on a trip and keep them well at the same time. Have them click on the soap and tour the Soap-a Cabana!
Helpful Sources of Information
Click the link above to get information on how to be prepared and safely handle this type of emergency before it arises.
If you, or someone in your care has/has possibly ingested a foreign substance, ACT FAST call Poison Control 1-800-222-1222
Click link above for important information and updates on the latest and pressing health issues affecting our region, state, and the US.
Bossier Parish Schools Health Forms
Parents, Physicians, and Physician Staff:
The Nursing Department now has a separate, confidential, fax line specifically for medical documentation. That includes medication orders, medical release and authorization forms, and all requested student medicals. Please send all medical documentation to (318)549-7253.
Click links below for forms
Important Immunization Information for Parents
All Immunizations/Boosters are required at the start of the school year on an updated Louisiana Health Card
If your student received updated immunizations over the summer you need to contact your physician about requesting a copy of the new, updated LA Health Card. If your student is in need of an update, please contact your physician, contact the Bossier Health Unit about an appointment on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday, one of the 3 weekdays reserved for students of Bossier Parish, or click the link below for the Shots for Tots scheduled locations.
If you are from out-of-state and are enrolling your child into Bossier Parish Schools you can take your child's immunization information to a physician or an area Health Unit to request the info. be transferred onto a Louisiana Health Card. Please keep in mind that even for established patients most clinics require at least 24 hours notice to complete this for you. Since school has begun, it's a good idea to alert your school nurse and office staff that you are in the process of acquiring the necessary