Nurse

Hi! My name is Michelle and I am the school nurse for Carmel Middle School. 

I am so excited to serve this particular group of students.  During my two years as a nurse float within the Carmel Clay School system, I was able to spend time in all of our schools.  Believe it or not, I love the middle school age group, and was thrilled when this opportunity presented itself.  As challenging as these adolescent years can seem, I love them because it’s so rewarding to watch these kids grow into the young adults they’ll be one day.  

I have a passion for helping people and a passion for education, so school nursing is perfect!  It also allows me to spend time with my three children, who are all students in the CCS system and growing up way too quickly.

If I can ever help you with anything, please know that my door is always open!

Michelle McKeown, RN BSN

 

Wash Your Hands

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, keeping hands clean is one of the most important ways to prevent the spread of infection and illness.

When washing hands with soap and water:

1. Wet your hands with warm water.

2. Apply a generous amount of soap.

3. Rub your hands together for 20 seconds.

4. Rinse your hands.

5. Dry your hands with a paper towel.

6. Use the paper towel to turn off the faucet and open the door.

If soap and clean water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub to clean your hands. Alcohol-based hand rubs significantly reduce the number of germs on skin and are fast-acting.

When using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer:

1. Apply product to the palm of one hand.

2. Rub hands together.

3. Rub the product over all surfaces of hands and fingers until hands are dry.  

Always wash your hands after using the bathroom, after changing diapers, after cleaning the toilet, after handling anything soiled with stool and before eating and preparing food.