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Sunbury, PA: School nurse sees "asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, allergies and more"

Nov 22, 2017, Sunbury (PA) Daily Item: School nurses struggle to juggle high caseloads, regulations http://www.dailyitem.com/news/lifestyles/health/school-nurses-struggle-to-juggle-high-caseloads-regulations/article_8e3b75a8-cf91-11e7-b144-0b3fb3cfe224.html Midd-West High School nurse Ann Murray can barely sit down for 10 seconds on a typical morning.. … Christine Wendt is a school nurse in the Milton Area School District. Wendt said one of the biggest challenges is getting school boards to realize the need for additional school nurses in order to provide the best care for students and staff. Wendt oversees three elementary schools in the district totaling 950 students. … Murray said nurses have to have a log of students in the district with chronic illnesses such as asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, allergies and more. Murray said there are 637 such students in her district.