Welcome to the Bossier Parish Schools Nursing Department
We hope to provide you with useful information, as well as keep you updated on school activities. The Bossier Parish Nursing Department mission statement is to 'Promote the optimal health of our students, thus ensuring their maximum attendance'. We are working to establish good nutritional habits, provide health screenings, and offer use of support services to give students the tools to achieve success. We strive to make every effort to ensure your child's learning environment is as healthy as possible. Positive, parental communication and involvement are the best ways to reach that goal. Please keep us aware of any/all recent changes in your child's health needs by contacting your School Nurse or the BPS Nursing Department.
2900 Douglas Drive ♦ Bossier City, Louisiana 71111
Located in Bossier Educational Service Center (BESC)
Phone (318)549-7250 ♦ Office Fax (318)549-7251 ♦ Fax for Medical Documents Only (318)549-7253
Bossier Parish Schools Health Forms
Parents, Physicians, and Physician Staff:
The Nursing Department now has a separate, confidential, fax line specifically for medical documentation. That includes medication orders, medical release and authorization forms, and all requested student medicals. Please send all medical documentation to (318)549-7253.
Click links below for forms
MEDICAID PROVIDER LOCATOR TOOL
Do you need to find health services for your child and are enrolled in Medicaid? Not sure which physicians are Medicaid Providers in your area? You can call 1-855-BAYOU-4U (1-855-229-6848) for information. For finding physicians, click the picture below to access the LA Medicaid Provider Locator Tool for information on many types of services. For your child's general care needs, click the picture then follow these easy steps.
1. Under 'Provider Groups' choose 'Physician Services'.
2. Under 'Provider Specialties' choose 'Pediatrics'.
3. On the Louisiana map, click on any parish for a list of physicians and contact information.
How Well Are You Washing Your Hands?
Click below and find out if you and your child are practicing good hand-washing. Enjoy some fun activities, sing some songs, and maybe learn something new on how to keep germs away!
MANAGEMENT OF SEVERE ALLERGIES IN SCHOOLS
A Policy for Management of Severe Allergies in Schools has been implemented by the Bossier Parish School Board in compliance with SENATE BILL NO. 119, Section 1. R.S. 17:436.1(K), LA Act 624 involving the administration of medication in schools.
Today students will receive a letter informing their Parent/Guardian(s) of the addendum to the Bossier Parish School's Policy for Administration of Medication at School regarding this Act. The updated policy will be included in all future Student Handbooks, may be viewed on the BPS website home page, or at the link below. A copy of the Parent/Guardian(s) Letter of Information regarding Act 624 being given to all Bossier Parish students today can also be viewed at the provided link below.
Please follow the link below for some very helpful information regarding allergies.