LYNDONVILLE — Sophia “Soph” Hall has had big shoes this year as a school nurse working throughout the pandemic, both in her role as the COVID-19 Coordinator for the Kingdom East School District, and as the president until the end of June of the Vermont State School Nurses Association (VSSNA).
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As Coos County sees a skyrocketing number of positive coronavirus cases, White Mountains Regional High School in Whitefield reported its first case on Thursday, and Colebrook Academy and Elementary School, after reporting its first case last week, now has six confirmed positives.
A Northeast Kingdom school nurse was heralded during the statewide press conference Friday morning.
Because the Vermont State School Nurses’ Association (VSSNA) decided not to host an in-person state conference this fall, Sophia Boyle Hall, at right, (VSSNA president), presented Jeanne Nummelin, RN, Care coordinator at St. Johnsbury Pediatrics with the 2020 J. Ward Stackpole, MD Recognition Award, in person, on Sept. 2. Each winter, the VSSNA asks Vermont school nurses to nominate a health professional who is an extraordinary supporter of their work. The award is presented to individuals who support school nurses’ commitment to child health. Nummelin has been a nurse for 35 years. For the last 20 years, she has been part of the St. Johnsbury Pediatrics team. (Courtesy Photo)
St. Johnsbury School faculty and staff kicked off the school year Wednesday morning with a moment of celebration when long-time school nurse Louisa Driscoll was recognized as the Vermont School Nurse of the Year.
ST. JOHNSBURY – The Vermont State School Nurses’ Association (VSSNA) has awarded Jeanne Nummelin, RN care coordinator at St. Johnsbury Pediatrics the 2020 J. Ward Stackpole, MD Recognition Award.