Silver Consolidated School Health and Medicaid

On behalf of all teachers, staff, administrators, parents, and students, we would like to say "Thank You." As a school nurse, you deal with the physical ailments, the emotional scars, the mental anxiety, the hunger pains, and so much more…we applaud you. We applaud your intelligence, your patience, your time, and your compassion.

Thank you for protecting and strengthening Silver Consolidated School children’s lives and enhancing their learning environment. Your impact is felt and appreciated.

Staff Members
Health Information for Parents

The Silver Schools Health Services are responsible for providing, supervising, and coordinating healthcare for Silver Consolidated Schools. The staff consists of 8 school nurses, a nursing director/Medicaid coordinator and a full-time Medicaid billing clerk. In addition to performing daily first aid, the school nurses are responsible for assessing the health of students in Silver Consolidated Schools. Contact Silver Schools Health Services

Jeanette Medran MSN-RN Nurse Coordinator/Medicaid Coordinator 2810 North Swan Street Silver City NM 880061 575-956-2043 (ext 2253)

Keeping Your Child Healthy

School is many things—a place where kids learn and grow cognitively, develop social skills, and become independent individuals. It can also, alas, be a place where they pick up germs and illnesses and bring them home.

At school, children spend a lot of time in classrooms where they can easily transfer infections to one another. But by teaching kids some important healthy habits, parents can help make school and health a priority during the school year. Here are some great tips on how to keep your kids healthy:

  1. Teach your child about proper handwashing

Hand washing is one of the most important ways we can prevent the spread of illness in the classroom and elsewhere.

  1. Strong immune system

Getting enough sleep, maintaining a healthy diet, managing stress, exercising, making time to laugh, and handwashing can help reduce your child's risk of getting colds, flu, and other infections.

  1. Health habits to prevent cold and flu

Healthy habits such as remembering not to keep touching his/her eyes or refraining from sharing cups and utensils with friends.