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Health Services

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
Medi-Cal                                            1-800-400-6001
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. Tuberculosis verifications are valid for 4 years.

Please submit a copy of your recent TB (PPD) test results with your completed Volunteer Registration Form to the site where you will volunteer. Individuals with a history of a positive skin test should bring documentation from their health care provider stating, “TB clearance screening complete” which satisfies the TB test requirement.

Click here for resources for TB testing for uninsured adults.

Contacts & Forms

Teri Deane

School Nurse

Contact
Email: tdeane@beniciaunified.org
Phone: x1224

Laura Corcoran

Health Services Specialist

Contact
Email: lcorcoran@beniciaunified.org
Phone: x1225

Online registration for all continuing BUSD students is now open.Click here to begin.
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