State Resource Links

​Mississippi School Nurse Procedures & Standards of Care June 2018

A collaboration of the Mississippi Department of Education, the Mississippi School Nurse Association, the Mississippi Board of Nursing, the Mississippi State Department of Health, the Mississippi Nurses Foundation, and the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing.

For more information related to COVID-19 updates, procedures, and guidance, visit Mississippi Department of Education, Mississippi Schools, Guidance for the 2020-2021 School Year

UPDATED JULY 2020: MSDH Guidelines for K-12 Reopening During COVID-19
Provides guidance on the transmission of COVID-19, an activity decision matrix to determine risks associated with activities, and a process for addressing positive cases and potential outbreaks, including school dismissal considerations and roles of the schools.

MSDH Recommendations for Returning to School: Letter to Educators from Thomas Dobbs, MD, MPH; August 6, 2020


MSDH COVID-19 Activity Decision Matrix

American Academy of Pediatrics: COVID-19 Planning Considerations: Guidance for School Re-entry

MSDH Safer at School Guidance: MSDH and School Districts' Roles in COVID-19 Outbreaks

Healthy Schools at the Mississippi Department of Education

Medication Safety at School: Assisted Self-Administration Guidelines, October 2019 
Produced by Mississippi Department of Education, Mississippi School Nurse Association, Mississippi State Department of Health, University of Mississippi Medical Center, and the Mississippi Board of Nursing

The "Asthma" Law Senate Bill 2393

House Bill 48 – Mississippi Youth Concussion Law

Senate Bill 2218-MS Asthma and Anaphylaxis Child Safety Act

Senate Bill 2185 District Implementation Plan for CPR

House Bill 999 - Requiring Sex Ed in Mississippi​

Mississippi School Immunization Requirements

Title 41 - Public Health - Chapter 79 - Health Problems of School Children Head Lice

Mississippi Nursing Practice Law