Coordinated School Health

The vision of Grainger County Coordinated School Health is to be a catalyst for healthy lifestyle choices in our schools and community.
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The mission of the Coordinated School Health Program (CSH) is to improve student health and their capacity to learn through the support of families, communities and schools. 
Tennessee Health Guide

The benefits of the program include:
·     reduced absenteeism.
·     fewer behavior problems in the classroom.
·     improved student health and performance.

The Grainger County School System employees a full-time registered nurse at each of its seven (7) schools.  School nurses may be contacted by calling individual schools.
Funding and support provided by the Tennessee Department of Education Coordinated School Health Act TCA 49-1-1002.

Coordinated School Health Initiatives

Ollie the Otter Seatbelt Safety

Youth Risk Behavior Survey

CPR training for staff & students

Immunizations for Staff

Tasty Days nutrition program with Grainger County Health Department

Student Health Screenings

Asthma Screenings

Bike Safety /Bike Helmets

Second Harvest Back Pack Programs

Scoliosis Screenings

Dental Partnership with Elgin Children’s Foundation

Dental Sealant Program with Regional Health Office

Healthy University programs

UT Extension programs

School Health Advisory Council

Healthy School Teams

Student Health Councils

Grainger County Health Council