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Ms. Waage - School Nurse

 Kathleen Waage

Phone: 913-780-7250

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Kathleen Waage

Area Resources

  • United Way

    Posted by Webmaster on 4/11/2018

    United Way is engaged in nearly 1,800 communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide. They focus on creating community-based and community-led solutions that strengthen the cornerstones for a good quality of life: education, financial stability and health.

    More information is available at: https://www.unitedway.org/

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  • Bureau of Community Health Systems

    Posted by Webmaster on 4/11/2018

    The Bureau of Community Health Systems assists all Kansas communities by providing public health, primary care and prevention services for all Kansans.

    More information is available at: http://www.kdheks.gov/olrh/

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  • Kansas Department for Children and Families

    Posted by Webmaster on 4/11/2018

    The Kansas Department for Children and Families offers child support services, economic and employment services, prevention and protection services, and rehabilitation services.

    More information is available at: http://www.dcf.ks.gov/Pages/Default.aspx

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  • Center of Grace

    Posted by Webmaster on 4/11/2018

    Center of Grace has various ministries to assist everyone from children to older adults. The campus in downtown Olathe hosts a hands-on mission and educational outreach programs with and for southern Johnson County, including community dinners, a clothing closet, and ELL classes, and the Olathe unit of Boys & Girls Club. 

    More information is available at: http://centerofgrace.center/

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  • Salvation Army

    Posted by Webmaster on 4/11/2018

    The Salvation Army assists the homeless, the unemployed, the victims of trafficking or addiction, and the lonely and lost.

    More information is available at: https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/

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  • Catholic Charities

    Posted by Webmaster on 4/11/2018

    Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas dispenses love and hope to people in need throughout its 21-county service area. They offer a wide range of specialized programs and services that span from the beginning to life’s end. They also help with immediate survival needs including food, clothing and shelter. All services provided are based on need — not religion, race or nationality.

    More information is available on the website: https://catholiccharitiesks.org/

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  • Johnson County Health Department

    Posted by Webmaster on 4/11/2018

    Johnson County Health Department can provide vaccinations, physical exams (but not for school sports), gynecological exams, and more.  Payment is determined by a sliding scale based on your income.

    More information can be found at: http://health.jocogov.org/

    Phone: Olathe Clinic: (913) 894-2525

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  • Johnson County Health Partnership

    Posted by Webmaster on 4/11/2018

    Johnson County Health Partnership can provide treatment for short-term illnesses such as ear infections, bronchitis, pneumonia, etc.  Payment is determined by a sliding scale based on your income.

    More information can be found at: http://hpcjc.com/?language=en

    Phone: (913) 648-2266

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  • KanCare Health Insurance

    Posted by Webmaster on 4/11/2018

    KanCare is health insurance at little or no cost for Kansas children under age 19. It is available to families meeting certain income criteria. Services covered include: regular checkups, immunizations, office visits, hospital services, lab and x-ray services, prescription drugs, dental care, eye doctor check-ups and glasses, as well as mental health and substance abuse services. Forms are available in the nurse’s office or online. I will be happy to assist you in completing these forms.

    More information can be found at: http://www.kancare.ks.gov/

    Phone: 1-800-792-4884

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  • Screenings

    Posted by Webmaster on 4/11/2018
    • Hearing Screenings — to identify hearing loss and to make appropriate audiological, medical, and/or educational referral to maximize hearing and learning potential. Students to be screened annually are:
      • All pre-schoolers
      • Kindergarten through second grade, fifth, eighth, and 11th grades
      • Students new to the district
      • Elementary students with an Individual Education Plan except for students in the gifted (QUEST) program
      • Students with a hearing loss
      • Parent or teacher request
    • Vision Screenings — for early identification of students with potential vision problems. Students to be screened are:
      • All pre-schoolers
      • Kindergarten, second, fourth, sixth, eighth, ninth and 11th grades
      • Students new to the district
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