Health & Wellness

  • Fayette County Public Schools is responsible for various student and staff health requirements including screenings, compliance for immunizations, physicals, dental and eye exams, staff trainings for certain health conditions, scheduling necessary nursing services for students, assisting with the IEP/ARC process for students with health/medical needs, and collaborating with local universities, agencies, and organizations to provide health education and other services to schools.

    FCPS contracts with the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department to meet the Kentucky Department of Education's requirements as noted in the Health Services Reference Guide. FCPS also partners with HealthFirst Bluegrass, which operates Healthy Kids Clinics.

    FCPS maintains the database for students with specific health conditions identified through their student health information consent form. These students also may have an individual healthcare plan on file at school, including an emergency plan of action. Some students require a licensed nurse to provide a health service during the school day, and some students require a one-on-one nurse because of their circumstances. FCPS negotiates with various nursing agencies to provide these specialized services to students during the school day.

    Parents/guardians should complete this form each year for the school to keep on file:

    Student health information/consent form | in Spanish

    Related resources

    Homebound and hospital-based services

    Child Nutrition | School menus


    Web tip: The URL shortcut to this page is fcps.net/health 

     

  • Contact

    Debbie Boian, health and wellness coordinator

    Phone: (859) 381-3849

    Location: 400 Springhill Drive, Joe. G. White Building


    For employees

    Forms and additional resources can be found under the Staff Channel.