Following your child's diabetes diagnosis, you must contact your child's school-based public health nurse. The nurse will arrange for your child's care in the school setting which includes reviewing the diabetes care plan, ensuring the training of appropriate school staff, and discussing your child's diabetes supply needs for school.
Inside Wake County
If your child attends a Wake County public school, please call (919) 250-4631 and ask for your child's school nurse. You will be given the nurse's voice mail number. Leave a message for the nurse to discuss your child's diabetes care at school.
Outside Wake County
If your child attends a school outside of Wake County, contact your child's school directly to obtain the nurse's contact name and phone number.
Managing Carbohydrates While at School
In an effort to help your child manage his or her carbohydrate intake while at school, you may find it helpful to review the Wake County Public Schools website.
This site provides carbohydrate counts for each item on the Wake County Public Schools child nutrition menu.
Need More Support?
If you need additional support in handling school-related issues, please call (919) 862-1200.