Karen Graham RN, BSN, NCSN                                              
    School Nurse                                                                          
    Southern Alamance High School                                               
    Roles of the School Nurse:
    • Helps to develop school health policies
    • Makes sure that policies and procedures adhere to laws and standards of nursing practice
    • Monitors students' compliance with state immunization laws
    • Monitors communicable diseases
    • Refers students with health problems for care
    • Serves as liaison and resource person between home, school and community/service organizations
    • Coordinates health care in school for students with chronic illness and conditions
    Please contact me for any of the following:
    • Health and Medical Concerns
    • Immunization Concerns
    • Medication Administration Concerns
    • Dental Care Follow-up
    • Vision Care Follow-up
    • Access to Health Care Resources including Financial Assistance
    • Students with Chronic Illness
     About me:  I am thankful to be part of the Patriot family. 2021 began my 11th year with SAHS and my 14th as a School Nurse. I am a 1990 graduate of SAHS and a 1994 graduate of UNCG. I live in the Southern community. I have 3 children, a 2018 graduate of SAHS and 2 currently attending. I am coaching cross country and distance track. I enjoy running, kayaking, cycling, swimming, hiking, backpacking and being outside. My goal is to thru hike the entire Appalachian Trail. A new school year brings a lot of new experiences and challenges. We are all in this together.