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Wyoming County, WV: District nurses treat chronically ill students

Nov 7, 2018, Pineville (WV) Independent Herald: School nurses provide care, education for students https://www.williamsondailynews.com/pih/pi_news/school-nurses-provide-care-education-for-students/article_2d35ef08-8585-5c69-a75f-0a38ebe6dc7b.html While many people are aware there are nurses in Wyoming County's school system, most are not aware of the depth of the tasks they perform…. Amanda Cline, Robin Folden, Virginia Stump and Sherry Walker travel between schools every day to take care of a wide range of medical and informational needs for students and school personnel. … Amanda Cline, who provides care for Pineville Elementary, Pineville Middle and Herndon Consolidated Elementary and Middle School students, says a lot of her days are spent taking care of students with specialized needs, such as diabetes, asthma, seizures, and daily injuries that occur during the school day…. "I have several students who are diabetic and close to 25 students who need daily meds," she noted. "that is on top of kids who get sick or get hurt in the course of the day." …