School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well-being, academic success and health of all students. School nurses are the primary health professional within the educational community. The vision of Benicia Unified School District dept. of health services is to have all children in school healthy, ready and able to learn.
Health Insurance Resources
California State Health Requirements for School Entry
If you or your family need to sign up for health insurance, Solano Coalition for Better Health will provide direct assistance to determine program eligibility. Call them at 1-800-978-7547 for information or to set up an appointment. Other resources are listed below.
Enrolling for Coverage in California:
Health Insurance: Phone Number:
Covered California 1-800-300-1506
Healthy Kids 1-800-978-7547
Kaiser Child Health Program 1-800-255-5053
Concussion Testing Information - ImPACT
(Immediate post-concussion assessment and cognitive testing)
ImPACT testing is a neurocognitive assessment currently used as a tool in evaluation and assessment of concussion in student athletes.
ImPACT pre and post tests are used as tools to assist health care providers track recovery following concussion as part of an overall concussion management protocol.
Baseline ImPACT testing is a computerized program taking about 25 minutes. Testing is available at reasonable costs throughout the Bay Area. For locations and further information to to www.impacttest.com
Tuberculosis Skin Testing for Volunteers
Volunteers for BUSD are required to present a Verification of Clear Tuberculosis result done within the last 4 years or a TB risk assessment. You may find TB risk assessment information on the Human resources page under employee forms.
Please submit a copy of your recent TB (PPD) test results or TB risk assessment with your completed Volunteer Registration Form, to the site where you will volunteer.