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VVISD Health Services

The Health Team oversees the healthcare of every student and staff member in the entire district in compliance with regulatory standards set forth by the Texas Board of Nursing, Texas Education Agency, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), the Centers for Disease Control, and recommendations by the National Association of School Nurses and the Texas School Nurses Organization. A local physician serves as the signing physician for standard orders and as an adviser to the District Nurse.

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Lyndee Owen, BSN, RN  - District Nurse

Nurse Owen is a Cum Laude graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University and received a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree in December of 2014. She is a Texas Board Certified Registered Nurse with ER, Trauma, & Case Management experience. Professional Affiliations: National Association of School Nurses, Texas School Nurse Organization. Certifications: Vision, Hearing, Spinal, Acanthosis Nigricans screening certifications.

lowen@vvisd.org

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La'Keisha Polk, CNA - Van Vleck Elementary PreK-5

lpolk@vvisd.org

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Gwen Franklin, CNA - O.H. Herman Middle School

gfranklin@vvisd.org

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Carla Bujnoch, CNA - Van Vleck High School

cbujnoch@vvisd.org

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Our primary mission is to support student achievement through health and wellness. 

We are a team who works to prevent and control illnesses so that students can succeed academically, mentally, physically, and socially. 


    2019-2020 Important Dates

    • 9/16/19
      • School Health Advisory Council Meeting 3:45 pm
    • 9/25/19
      • Bay City Walgreens- Flu shot clinic for Staff/Staff's immediate family
    • 10/10/19
      • Bay City/VV Lions Club assists with Pre-K through 5 Vision Screens
      • Hearing Screens
    • 11/18/19
      • School Health Advisory Council Meeting 4:15 pm
    • 2/24/20
      • School Health Advisory Council Meeting 3:45 pm
    • 2/26/20
      • Van Vleck High School Health & Wellness Fair 
      • Stop the Bleed Training grades 9-12
    • 3/5 - 3/15
      • SPRING BREAK


mEDICAL FORMS

MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION FORM
ANAPHYLAXIS ACTION PLAN FORM
aSTHMA ACTION PLAN FORM
sEIZURE aCTION pLAN fORM


Health Screening Information

Vision, Hearing, Spinal, Acanthosis Nigricans (Screening Requirements)

common First Aid References

Allergic Reactions  Asthma Flare-Ups   Burns  Chest Pains  Choking  Common Cold  Constipation  Coughing  Cuts  Dehydration  Dental Injuries  Diarrhea  Dislocations  Earaches  Eye Injuries  Fainting  Falls  Febrile Seizures  Fever  Flu  Head Injuries  Head Lice  Headaches  Heat Exhaustion/Heat Stroke  Nosebleeds  Pinkeye  Poison Ivy  Poisoning  Rashes  Ringworm  Seizures  Sore Throat  Splinters  Stiff Neck  Stomachaches  Strains & Sprains  Urination Pain  Vomiting  Warts


Teen references

Hygiene Basics  Shaving  Why do I get Acne?  Everything you want to know about PUBERTY!  Healthy Weight  How much sleep do I need?  Technology: 5 ways to reboot yourself!  Protecting your identity online  Cyberbullying  The truth about earbuds  Hearing impairment  Take care of your skin!  Backpack Basics  Ingrown Toenails  Athletes Foot  Jock Itch  Secondhand Smoke  Vaping: What you need to know  Binge Drinking  Abusive Relationships  Drugs: What to know  STDs  Abstinence


websites

Texas Department of State Health Services
STOP THE BLEED
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL

IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION
Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program (MEHOP)
Matagorda County Community Health Programs
TEXANA
MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID
SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE
POISON CONTROL - 1(800) 222-1222