Health Services

District Health Services

Services may include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with children on health related issues
  • Specialized health care services
  • Review student medical/shot records
  • Communicate with families on student health/medical issues

Jim Bedwell, Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Fipps Primary - (559) 867-3353

Riverdale Elementary - (559) 867-3589

Riverdale High - (559) 867-3562

jimbedwell@rjusd.org

Fresno County Mobile Health Services

Services may include, but are not limited to:

  • Well-child exams (0-18 years old)
  • Immunizations - Free
  • Sports physicals
  • Treatment of minor injuries and illnesses
  • Body mass index, height and weight evaluation
  • Dental screening
  • Nutrition education
  • Asthma education
  • WIC referrals
  • Referrals to specialists
  • Assistance with enrollment in Medi-Cal and Healthy Families insurance programs is available

The Mobile Health Clinic will be in Riverdale on a number of Thursdays throughout the year. The clinic will primarily be located at Riverdale Elementary School. Dates will be noted on the district's website calendar.

Clinics are also held regularly in neighboring districts, including:

  • Burrel Elementary
  • Caruthers Unified
  • Laton Unified
  • Raisin City Elementary
  • Westside Elementary

For more detailed information regarding these services, please see the contact information below:

Lois Ewert, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

(559) 246-3898

​lewert@fcoe.org


Migrant Health

The Migrant Program is a federally funded program that provides educational and health services to identified migrant students. Many Migrant families are unable to obtain well child exams. Barriers may include financial limitations or lack of access to the medical care system.

Mobile clinics are scheduled regularly throughout 25 school districts in Fresno County.

Services may include, but are not limited to:

  • Complete physical exams
  • Follow-up and case management
  • Immunization assessment and referral
  • Hearing and vision screening and referral
  • Dental screening and referral
  • Health education
  • Family advocacy

For more detailed information regarding these services, please see the contact information below:

Kathy Smith, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

Migrant Health Lead Nurse

(559) 497-3834

​ksmith@fcoe.org

Contact Information:

Jeff Moore

Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services

jmoore@rjusd.org

(559) 867-8200