Links and Resources


US Department of Health and Human Services has lots of advice on how to prevent the flu!

California School Nurses Organization
CSNO was founded in the 1950’s for the purpose of promoting and strengthening the role of school nurses in the educational community.

National Association of School Nurses
The National Association of School Nurses is a non-profit specialty nursing organization incorporated in 1979, which represents school nurses exclusively

American School Health Association
Promoting the health of our nation’s youth.

Healthy School, Healthy Youth
A program of the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

First 5 Kern
“Making the first years count.”

Kern County Network for Children
KCNC works to protect and enrich the lives of children in Kern County through the committment of all community partners by helping to build and sustain healthy families.

Asthma Resource Directory 2010

Resource Directory – Kern County Department of Human Services Resource Directory of Community Service Providers

Directorio de Recursos – Directorio de Recursos de Proveedores de Servicios en la Comunidad del Departamento de Servicios Humanos del Condado de Kern

Kern County Public Health Services Department
“Public Health is the science of caring for and improving the health of communities through education, encouraging healthy lifestyles, and the studying of disease and injury prevention”

Visit’s Health Insurance page to learn about the new Health Insurance Marketplace and other types of health coverage.

Below are some of the services available:

Immunizations – offered to children, adolescents and adults at low or no cost

Child Health and Disability Prevention Program (CHDP) – offers periodic preventive health assessments and services to eligible low income children from birth to 19 years and children on Medi-Cal from birth to 21 years.

  • Childhood Obesity Prevention Program
  • Oral health (Dental) Program
  • Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

School Entry Packet

CHDP Providers & Partners



Dental Care

Medi-Cal, Denti-Cal, and Reduced Fee Dentists
Smile for a Lifetime

Beale Memorial Library Events

Beale Memorial Library Events


Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.