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Akron Children's School Health Services provides care and health education in schools throughout northeast Ohio. We collaborate with school districts to address the healthcare needs of their students to make a positive impact on school performance and ensure all children reach their academic potential.

We have a team of nurses and medical assistants who serve as liaisons among school staff, families, communities and healthcare providers. They promote and advocate for student health and wellness, and help manage patient populations and individual student health needs in the school setting.

Our program focuses on:

  • Providing flexible, cost-effective school nursing services 
  • Improving student attendance 
  • Addressing first-aid, emergency services and acute healthcare needs 
  • Administering medications and necessary procedures 
  • Meeting the healthcare needs of students with chronic conditions 
  • Implementing disease prevention and wellness programs to increase the overall health of the student body
  • Referring students who need help to the appropriate specialists 
  • Creating a safe learning environment for students 
  • Enhancing overall school health through community outreach

To learn more, call Michele Wilmoth, MSN, director of school health services, at 330-543-3990.

Schools we serve.

We work with the following schools and districts:

  • Akron Public Schools
  • Akron Public Schools Preschool
  • Akron Public Special Education
  • AKROS Middle School/Edge Academy
  • Bristol Local Schools
  • Copley-Fairlawn City Schools
  • Coventry Local Schools
  • Crestwood Local Schools
  • Cuyahoga Falls City Schools
  • East Palestine City Schools
  • Field Local Schools
  • Golden Key School
  • Hudson City Schools
  • Kent City Schools
  • Kids First School
  • KidsLink School
  • Mahoning County Educational Service Center
  • Medina City Schools
  • Nordonia Hills Schools
  • North Canton City Schools
  • North Royalton City Schools
  • Ontario Local Schools
  • Portage Lakes Career Center
  • Ravenna City Schools
  • Rootstown Local Schools
  • SCOPE Academy
  • Sebring Local Schools
  • Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools
  • Streetsboro City Schools
  • Summit County Educational Service Center (preschools)
  • Tallmadge City Schools
  • Walsh Jesuit High School
  • Warren City Schools
  • Woodridge Local Schools
  • Wooster City Schools
  • Windham Exempted Village Schools

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