An advocacy article in the Hendersonville Times-News informs us there are not enough nurses in the school system. The number has tripled in the last fifteen years, but it is only half what the National Association of School Nurses and Centers for Disease Control recommend.

“So you were going in doing care plans, looking at immunizations, hitting the highlights, and then having to go to another school. You didn’t really get to know the students,” [said nurse Delores Parris].