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Elizabethton schools ready to help sick and injured children

EHS Nurse Wendy Wright and student Cameron Coleman communicate with Cindy Nave, an FNP with First Assist Urgent Care.

*Parents: information and forms will be sent home at the beginning of the 2017-18 school year so you can sign your child up to use the Niswonger Virtual Health Clinic at his or her school.

BY JOHN THOMPSON, Johnson City Press

ELIZABETHTON — What happens if your child gets sick at school?

For the parents of children enrolled in the Elizabethton City School System, the answer is the same as it is for a growing number of other school systems in the region: the Niswonger Virtual Health Clinic.

Teresa Robinson, systemwide nursing supervisor for the Elizabethton schools, said the virtual clinic was just installed a couple of weeks ago. She said the new system has many advantages, with a school nurse in direct contact with a physician or nurse practitioner as a student's heart rate, temperature, blood pressure and other vital readings are being transmitted instantly.

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