To advocate optimum health and well-being of the students, first and foremost, and employees of the institution through the Comprehensive Coordinated School Health Program (CCSHP)
- To provide students and employees with the best and latest in healthcare practice in terms of:
- Emergency health care,
- Primary health care and
- To improve student's health by strengthening CCSHP for a higher level of competence
- To provide academic excellence through the implementation of significant health practices
- To assist families and children in preventing diseases, promoting and protecting health, and minimizing the complications of health problems of school-age children.
THE COMPREHENSIVE COORDINATED SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAM (CCSHP)
- Health Education
This is a planned, sequential pre-school to college curriculum that addresses the physical, mental, emotional and social dimensions of health.
- Physical Education
This is a planned sequential preschool to college curriculum that provides cognitive content and learning experiences in a variety of activity areas such as basic movement skills, physical fitness, rhythms and dance, games team, dual and individual sports, tumbling and gymnastics and aquatics.
- Health Services
These are services provided for students to appraise, protect, and promote health through the following:
- Health Appraisal
- Health Prevention
- Health Remediation
- Nutrition Services
These refer to access to a variety of nutritious and appealing meals that accommodate the health and nutrition needs of students.
- Health Promotion for Staff
These are opportunities for school staff (teaching and non-teaching personnel) to improve their health status through:
- Health assessments through pre-employment, periodic and special examinations
- Health education by provision of IEC on the updates on diseases like H1N1 Influenza and cervical cancer
- Health-related fitness activities such as “LCC Employees Wellness Program”
- Health programs mandated by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)
- D.O. 53-03, R.A. 9165 “Policy Guidelines on Drug Free Workplace”
- D.O. 73-05 “Policy Guidelines on Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in the Workplace”
- D.O. 102-10, R.A. 8504 “Policy Guidelines on the Prevention and Control of HIV/ AIDS
- D.A. 05-10 “Guidelines for the Implementation of a Workplace Policy Program on Hepatitis B”
- D.O. 112-11, R.A. 9710 “Magna Carta for Women”
- Counseling and Psychological Services
These are services provided to improve student’s mental, emotional, and social health.
- Healthy School Environment
This refers to the physical and aesthetic surroundings and the psychosocial climate and culture of the school.
- Parent/Community Involvement
This is an integrated school, parent and community approach for enhancing the health and well-being of students.