At Lakehurst School District, your child’s health is of the utmost importance to us. If you have any important health details you need to share, or just wish to get in contact with one of our school nurses, please use the contact details below.
In the case of an emergency, please call 911.
Meet our School Nurse
Denice Schnaak is a Certified School Nurse.
As a school nurse, she provides direct health care and medication administration to students who have been injured or who present with acute or chronic illnesses. She is the liaison between school personnel, family, community, and health care providers. She provides annual screenings and referrals for health conditions in order to address potential health problems that are barriers to learning or symptoms of underlying medical concerns.
Her role as a school nurse is to promote a healthy school environment. She provides for the physical and emotional safety of the school community, monitor immunizations, assure appropriate exclusion from and re-entry into school, and report communicable diseases as required by law. She also implements precautions for blood borne pathogens and other infectious diseases. She promotes a healthy lifestyle by providing health education directly to individual students, groups of students or classes by using comprehensive and age appropriate information.