School Health & Nursing Services

Overall safety for students in the classroom


Healthy students learn better. The Community Health & Safe Schools (CHSS) Unit, in the Division of Student Support Services, supports schools and school nurses to optimize student health and enhance learning. CHSS provides professional development, guidance and technical assistance to support school health services regarding: best practices, legal compliance, feasible practices, and resources.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please call (562) 922-6233.

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