Health Services


Spring is here! Learn about Lyme disease and how to protect your children.

About Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

Zika Virus Information

Five Important Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child (PDF)

Every Smile Counts: Click HERE to read about how you can help your child develop good dental and oral health. (PDF)

Free Flu Shots Available at our School-Based Health Centers! (PDF)

Click HERE to read an important letter about the Enterovirus D68 (PDF)

Other Important Links

Connecticut Department of Public Health

Information about Head Lice

Infectious and Vaccine Preventable Disease Fact Sheets

HUSKY: Health Insurance for Children


Our Mission

Nursing Services envisions a holistic approach to health care which encompasses health promotion, health maintenance, detection of altered health status, and treatment of students within the school environment. Our primary aim is to collaborate with other health care providers, support staff, teachers, and parents to promote a healthy environment for students to learn at their optimal potential.

The Coordinator of Health Services is Debbie Chameides, MA, RN, MSN. She works year round Monday through Friday and is available to answer any questions about health services in the Hartford Public Schools. Please feel free to call or email her at:

Debbie Chameides

Hartford Public Schools
960 Main Street
Hartford, Ct. 06103

Our Medical Director, Dr. Kurt Myers, is available for medical consultation or policy questions and can be reached through Debbie at the contact information listed above.

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