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Every school has a nurse to keep students healthy and ready to learn
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Paula Sawyer, a nurse at Gainesville High School, helps cheerleader Stephanie Reyes, who is allergic to bees, after she was stung by a wasp. Reyes' friend Jailyn Cade, also a cheerleader, watches in the corner. Even in the summer, Sawyer sees students who need medical attention when events and camps are held at the school. - photo by David Barnes
School nurses help when an illness, injury or chronic condition affects a student’s ability to learn. Each school in the Hall County and Gainesville districts have a school nurse on hand to help with a variety of needs. There are also other nurses that help students who need more detailed attention.