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Responsible for the service Wellbeing Services County of Ostrobothnia

School Health Care

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School Health Care is intended for comprehensive school children and their families. We work proactively to promote the physical, mental and social health of pupils and to prevent illnesses and various forms of abuse and addiction. School health care works with pupils, their parents, school personnel and other pupil welfare staff. In addition, School health care aims to make the school a healthy a ...

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Book an appointment at your Health Station for issues requiring acute medical attention. Appointment bookings for a school doctor are made through a school nurse.

Background information

School health care employees monitor each pupil’s growth and development. They also promote their health and wellbeing and support parents and guardians in the education of their children. School health care services are also responsible for ensuring the healthiness and safety of their school’s environment.

Pupils are subjected to a health examination in each grade. If a pupil has any long-term illnesses or requires further examination and treatment, their school’s health care services will refer them to the right services. If the pupil and any person accompanying them incur any costs from a school health care-related journey, these costs will be reimbursed.

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Wellbeing Services County of Ostrobothnia

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Wellbeing Services County of Ostrobothnia
Text edited by: Wellbeing Services County of Ostrobothnia
Updated: 23/11/2023