Samantha Elander, RN, BSN
Elizabeth Potts, BSN RN-BC


The mission of the Westfield High School health office is to support and promote the physical and emotional health of all of our students and staff. We aim to advance the well-being, academic success and lifelong achievement of all students.

The WHS nurses:

Promote healthy lifestyles through the provision of individual, family, and group health education and counseling.

Provide health screenings for vision, hearing, scoliosis and other conditions and make appropriate referrals.

Help to provide a healthy school environment.

Provide care for students with injuries and acute illness as well as manage the long term care of students with special health care needs.

Manage the medication needs of students in school.

Monitor immunization verification according to state guideline requirements.

Provide leadership for the provision of health services, health policies and programs.

Serve as liaisons between school personnel, family, health care professionals, and the community.