Health Services provides a variety of health-related programs to district students. Annually, EGUSD school nurses screen children for vision and hearing problems, and scoliosis (a spinal deformity), for 7th grade girls and 8th grade boys. Health Services also provides health counseling for students, staff, and parents, including communicable disease control.
School nurses conduct health and developmental assessments for students referred for Special Education services and participate in IEP meetings as appropriate. Health Services provides specialized physical health care services to medically fragile children with health care needs.