Ebel gift to aid health services for kids

The Hillsboro Com?munity Foundation board recently presented a $16,000 gift to USD 410 from the Marga Ebel Fund.

The gift will be used for the coordination and collaboration of health services in the following areas.

? USD 410 health services, children ages 5 through 18: staff wellness and coordination; student health and wellness coordination; student dental health coordination; liaison with head start health services

? Early childhood (birth to 5 years) services coordinated under the umbrella of the Com?pre??hen?sive Early Child?hood Health Initiative: supervise healthy start home visitation; provide nurse home visitor services; collaborate with Parents as Tea?chers, Marion County Special Education Cooperative, Families and Communities Together, Prairie View, Child Start, Health Wave, Head Start.

? Marion County Health Department: immunization program; the Women, Infants and Children nutrition program; childcare licensing; healthy start program; county health administration.

?This generous gift to USD 410 from the HCF and the Marga Ebel fund will provide for the services necessary for enhanced health and wellness for children and their homes, schools, and communities,? said Steve Noble, superintendent.

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