Mississippi School Nurse Association Community Blog

Help spread the word to join Coach Calhoun every day at 9:00 a.m. for LIVE Move to Learn videos! According to Jane Black from the Bower Foundation, "Coach Calhoun will lead live, daily exercise sessions ...
Hello school nurses,   Due to current health concerns, the MSNA Executive Committee made the decision this week to cancel the MSNA conference scheduled for June  3-5, 2020. We are looking at alternatives ...
Left: Connie Board Right: Donnis Harris Pictured above are two Mississippi School Nurses who attended Capitol Day on January 22, 2020. Capitol Day is a perfect time to educate lawmakers about school ...
Hall of Fame 2019: Kathy Elliott (mid
2018 Hall of Fame recipient Jane Henry and MSNA school nurses at the award event
The first photo is MSNA's Stephanie Coker, the Honorable Thomas U. Reynolds and Donnis Harris. The second photo is the MSNA team who attended the 2018 Capitol Hill event
June 5 - 7, 2019 Conference information has been posted including a registration form.  Click here to learn more .
Congratulations to Sharon Springs, RN of Pascagoula High School. Sharon was selected as 2017 Staff Member of the Year
​​Congratulations to Diane Chaney, RN from the Pascagoula-Gautier School District. Diane was nominated and recognized as the 2017 Nightingale Nurse of the Year in a Non-Traditional Setting
Greetings Nurses, NASN's annual winter board meeting is being held in Washington, DC January 23rd-26th, 2016. I have been busy preparing for the meeting and scheduling appointments with Senator Cochran, ...
​I am currently assigned to the programs committee: This committee is tasked with reviewing and rating abstracts for the upcoming conference in June; reviewing, revising or retiring current position statements; ...
This content was shared on ​February 14, 2017 ​Good Morning School Nurses, Please take a moment and read the email below from Piper Largent, Director of Government Affairs for NASN, about making your ...
The immunization bill died in the Senate today in the Education Committee. A special thank you goes out to Senator Gray Tollison from Oxford for not allowing it out of committee. Mississippi will continue ...
House Bill 938 passed the house today and was submitted to the Senate. This bill allows medical exemption for vaccinations. However, it is not like what we currently have. This bill states that it can ...
I am sorry to report that our bill HB 196 did not pass the House. It was presented on the floor of the House of Representatives and Rep. Currie did a wonderful job. I believe that we had the votes and ...
I have good news to report. HB 196 Representative Currie's bill to remove the certification cap passed out of committee yesterday. This is the only bill that passed out of committee of our three. The ...
I am so excited to announce that we have three bills in the legislature. They are all to remove the unjust cap on school nurse certification. Currently, only 35 nurses can receive the certification stipend ...