Health Info

School and School Nurse Resources


Asthma/Anaphylaxis/Food Allergies
Bed Bugs
CDC Health Advisories / Disease Guidance
COVID-19 Information
Head Lice
Health Screenings
Individualized Healthcare Plan
Infection Control
Narcan — Free Offer
Nebraska Emergency Guidelines for School
Nursing Procedure Info
Other Resources
Public Health
Rule 59
School Health Rules and Regulations
Stop the Bleed Training

Asthma / Anaphylaxis / Food Allergies

Aire Nebraska includes info on the following:

Allergy/Asthma Action Plans
Rule 59 Information
Emergency Report Forms
Free/Reduced EpiPens for Schools
Self Management Information

Training Resources / Policy Info / Toolkits / Education

Medical Statement Form to Request Special Meals and/or Accommodation

FARE – Food Allergy Research and Education includes information on:

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Emergency Care Plan
School Guidelines for Managing Students with Food Allergies
Online Food Allergy Toolkit for School Nurses
Staff Education
Laws and Regulations Concerning Food Allergies

Bed Bugs

Guidance for Parents about Bed Bugs
Guidance for School Nurses about Bed Bugs
Guidance for School Administrators and Staff
Sample Bed Bug Letter to Parents

Bed Bug Action Plan for Schools
EPA Bed Bug Guidance for Schools
Bed Bug School Guidelines
UNL – Managing Bed Bugs
Bed Bug Advice for Parents

CDC Health Advisories / Disease Guidance

CDC Diseases and Conditions
Subscribe to NE HHS Health Advisor


CDC Concussion Information
NDE Return to Learn: Bridging the Gap booklet, Second Edition, December 2018
Concussion Law 2014
Nebraska HHS Concussion Survey
Brain Injury in Children and Youth: A Manual for Educators
REAP Concussion Manual


COVID-19 Information

Primary Resources:
CDC COVID19 Homepage
CDC COVID19 Guidance for Schools
World Health Organization COVID19 Homepage
State Public Health Department

Local Public Health Departments:
Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department = Cedar, Dixon, Wayne, Thurston counties
Dakota County Public Health Department
North Central District Public Health Department = Knox County

Additional Resources:
Coronavirus – CDC Fact Sheets and Posters
Coronavirus – CDC “Share Facts Not Fear”
Coronavirus – CDC Information Specific to Children
SAMHSA – Talking with Children During Infectious Disease Outbreaks PDF
Handwashing Education/Promotion – CDC “When and How to Wash”
Handwashing Education/Promotion – CDC “Clean Hands Save Lives”
Cleaning and Disinfecting Guidelines for Schools – CDC
Cleaning/Disinfecting with Suspected/Confirmed COVID19 Cases
Flu Prevention – CDC Toolkit for Schools/Daycares


American Diabetes Association – Safe at School Program
Diabetes at School – Staff Training
Diabetes Medical Management Plans (DMMP) for Schools
Self-Management of Diabetes at School Consent/Release Form
Hypoglycemia/Hyperglycemia Emergency Care Plans
Glucagon App and Virtual Training

To order a free glucagon training kit:
Lilly Glucagon Training Kit: 1-800-545-5979

Head Lice

CDC Head Lice Information for Schools
NASN Headfirst Lice Lessons Program
American Academy of Pediatrics on Head Lice
NASN Head Lice Management in the School Setting-Position Statement

Health Screenings

School Health Screening Regulations

Individualized Healthcare Plans

Nebraska HHS IHP Information

Infection Control

School Health Program – Exclusion and Infection Control Guidelines


Immunization Requirements per Age Group
State Immunizations Registry

Narcan — Free Offer

To learn more about free Narcan offers, please visit the Narcan official website
NASN Narcan Position Statement
NASN Narcan in Schools Toolkit

Nebraska Emergency Guidelines for Schools

DHHS Emergency School Guidelines

Nursing Procedure Info

DHHS School Health Procedures Handbook
Oxygen Guidelines for NE Schools

Other Resources

Answers 4 Families
Nebraska Resource Referral System

For more information, please contact Carol Tucker, School & Child Health Program Manager at:
P.O Box 95026 Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Phone: (402) 471-1373 / Fax: (402) 471-7049

Public Health

Your local public health department is a great resource. For additional information:

Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department
Dakota County Public Health
North Central District Health Department

Rule 59

Rule 59 is the Medication Aid Act for emergency response to life threatening asthma or systemic allergic reactions.

Rule 59 Health and Safety
Guidelines for Med Administration
Medication Administration Summary


Seizure Response Plan
Seizure Forms – Documentation, Action Plans, Event Diaries

Training for students, teachers and nurses:
CDC Epilepsy in Schools
Seizure Training for School Personnel
Seizure Training for School Nurses
Managing Children with Epilepsy: A School Nurse Guide
VNS (Vagus Nerve Stimulation) Training Video
Diazepam Administration Video

School Health Rules and Regulations

To learn more, please consult the DHHS public health document

Stop the Bleed Training

Stop the Bleed Website
Stop the Bleed Informational Video
To check out ESU 1’s Stop the Bleed Kit, please contact us at (402) 287-2061.