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Mississippi School-based Telehealth

helps children thrive

where they learn

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A partnership with the Mississippi Department of Education and the University of Mississippi Medical Center

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How It Works

When a student
needs medical care
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The school nurse starts a video
visit with a UMMC provider
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Who examines the child and
recommends treatment on the spot
Provider conducts online virtual visit with patient.

Video visits are free of charge for families in enrolled school districts. Parents must consent and can join the video visit.

See what Mississippi School-based Telehealth includes

Meet our care team

Go to FAQs page

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Prompt care for a
student’s physical and
mental health
Giving children access to trusted medical care at their own school, during school hours, gives them a new level of support both in and out of class.

Mississippi School-based Telehealth Supports

Minor Medical Care
In districts that offer the program, school nurses can consult with UMMC providers when a student needs treatment for a wide range of concerns, including
Asthma and allergies          Skin irritations
Colds and flu                     Head lice
Sore throat                       Pink eye
Headaches                        Rashes
     Fever                           And more
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Behavioral health care
from experienced
specialists
We help school counselors and nurses support children’s mental and emotional health needs, including anxiety, depression, behavioral difficulties, coping skills, expressing feelings, and more.
Training and Coaching
For Nurses
We train school nurses on how to spot common dental problems in students and help students develop healthy dental habits. See how we support school nurses.
For Students
We offer lifestyle coaching for students at risk of developing diabetes.
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Contact the Mississippi School-based Telehealth Program
For questions, or to ask about enrolling your school district in the program, please get in touch with us.
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