Health Services

School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)
During the preceding school year, the district’s School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) held 4 meetings.  The duties of the SHAC range from recommending curriculum to developing strategies for integrating curriculum into a coordinated school health program encompassing issues such as school health services, counseling services, a safe and healthy school environment, recess recommendations, improving student fitness, mental health concerns, and employee wellness.

Student Wellness Policy/Wellness Plan 
Devine ISD is committed to encouraging healthy students and therefore has developed a board-adopted wellness policy at FFA(LOCAL) and corresponding plans and procedures to implement the policy. 

Physical Fitness Assessment (Grades 3–12)
Annually, the district will conduct a physical fitness assessment of students in grades 3–12 who are enrolled in a physical education course or a course for which physical education credit is awarded. At the end of the school year, a parent may submit a written request to your child’s physical education teacher to obtain the results of his or her child’s physical fitness assessment conducted during the school year.

Vending Machines (All Grade Levels)
The district has adopted and implemented the state and federal policies and guidelines for food service, including the guidelines to restrict student access to vending machines. 

Tobacco and E-Cigarettes Prohibited (All Grade Levels and All Others on School Property)
Students are prohibited from possessing or using any type of tobacco product, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), or any other electronic vaporizing device, while on school property at any time or while attending an off-campus school-related activity. The district and its staff strictly enforce prohibitions against the use of all tobacco products, e-cigarettes, or any other electronic vaporizing device, by students and all others on school property and at school-sponsored and school-related activities.

Texas Department of State Health Services

Texas Department of State Health Services - Head Lice 

MRSA: Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (Staph)

Bacterial Meningitis

Emergency Management and Preparedness-School Safety


Texas Rehab Centers and Addiction Resources

More Information on Staph

Area Health Clinics Providing Flu Vaccine:

Devine Family Health Center
1250 State HWY 173 N.
Devine, TX 78016

South Texas Rural Health Services Inc.
1010 W. Hondo
Devine, TX 78016

Medina County Health Unit
3103 Ave. G
Hondo, TX 78861

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