Catawba County News

Thrill from nursing

Thrill from nursing

Published: April 04, 2019

School Nurse Suzanne Baer is rewarded every day as she sees improvements in children’s health.

“My favorite thing is doing vision screenings on children. I sometimes have to send a letter home saying a child failed their vision screening and recommending further examination,” she said. “When I see them come back with glasses, it’s a thrill. It’s a small victory for me but it’s a huge gain for the child. Having those new glasses removes barriers to learning. If a child cannot see, they cannot read or see the board.”

Suzanne Baer is one of the dedicated people who is #makinglivingbetter every day in Catawba County. #IAmPublicHealth #nationalpublichealthweek #nphw Read her full story here.

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