Official: School nurses feeling burden of virus

By Greg Oliver

Courtesy The Journal

EASLEY — School District of Pickens County nursing director Angela Watson said the role of school nurses has changed dramatically in recent years.

School shootings nationwide have led to an increased focus on school nurses meeting the mental health needs of students. Laws now require individual health plans for students who take medication during the day or have urgent medical needs, such as asthma, diabetes and seizures. There has also been a transition

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