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School/Community Health

Tracy Starks
Community Health Promotion Specialist/Nurse

101 Bulldog Drive  Plumerville, AR 72127

Phone: 501-354-2269 Ext. 1010
Cell:  501-306-8017



Technical Assistance Provided to Schools:

  • Adopt tobacco-free policies and implement best practices for tobacco prevention and cessation
  • Adopt policies promoting and implementing best practices for nutrition and physical activity
  • Coordinated School Health and emerging public health issues
  • Strengthen school wellness committees and fulfill state and federal mandates
  • Inform communities of school health issues and current public health policy
  • Provide information & assistance to schools & communities related to COVID-19

Provide Education and Training To:

  • Certify school nurses and conduct mandated health screenings
  • Provide school nurses with professional continued education related to school health
  • Inform schools and communities of school health resources, available trainings, and grant opportunities
  • Promote research-based, best practice comprehensive health education curriculum to school nurses and school staff
  • Provide presentations for students, staff and community members regarding health, tobacco, obesity prevention, injury prevention and related health issues
  • Assist in grant seeking for health and community projects
  • Provide information about health care resources
  • Provide continuing education aimed at health and physical education teachers
  • Provide CPR/First Aid & Stop the Bleed courses to staff & students



Atkins, Clinton, Conway, Danville, Dardanelle, Dover, East End, Greenbrier, Guy-Perkins, Heber Springs, Hector, Mayflower, Mt. Vernon/Enola, Nemo Vista, Perryville, Pottsville, Quitman, Russellville, Shirley, South Conway County, South Side, Two Rivers, Vilonia, West Side, Western Yell County, Wonderview


Provide technical assistance to schools in order to promote, improve and support student health.


Helpful Links:

Arkansas Department of Health:


Atrain (Continuing Nurse Education for nurses):


Community Health Support (Weebly) for School Nurses and school staff:


COVID-19 Resources: