School Health Services

Available Resources

Vision Assistance:  VSP Eyes of Hope (formerly Sight for Students Program) will pay for an exam and one pair of glasses for qualifying students.  Contact your local Custer Health office for more nformation.

Insurance:  Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide no-cost or low-cost health coverage for eligible children in North Dakota. These programs provide health coverage for children so that they can get routine check-ups, immunizations and dental care to keep them healthy.

Even if your child has been turned down in the past or you don't know if they qualify, you may be able to get health coverage now.

For more information call 1-800-755-2604 (Medicaid) or 1-800-318-2595 (CHIP) or visit Insure Kids Now.

Immunizations Required for School Attendance:  Immunizations are available from your healthcare provider or from your local Custer Health office. Click here to view the required immunizations.

Communicable Disease Fact Sheets:  The ND Department of Health provides fact sheets for various communicable diseases. 
Click here to view facts sheets.

Related Links

  American Diabetes Association 

  American Academy of Pediatrics

  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  Food Allergy Research & Education

  American Lung Association

  Mental Health America

  Parents Lead

  NDSU Nutrition - Food Safety - Health

  Healthy Children

  MN Epilepsy Foundation

  Choose My Plate


Custer Health consults with schools on communicable disease control and follow-up, immunizations, health education for students and staff, vision screening, oral health, and may assist with the development of health plans for children with special health needs.

Please contact your local public health office for more information.