The Health Office is open each school day during school hours. The goal of the Health Office is to provide support that promotes student achievement and academic success by providing health care that keeps students in the classroom, ready to learn.
Please feel free to contact Health Office staff Ginger Hao, Wendi Harmsen, or Sharon Murray by email or phone: 612-788-9095. See below for their biographies.
Health Office Staff:
Ginger Hao, RN, BAN, MA, PHN, Licensed School Nurse: A nurse for more than 22 years, Ginger Hao serves as serves as the school’s Covid-19 Coordinator and has worked as a school nurse consultant at Yinghua Academy since 2013; she is also a mother of three. Ginger creates and evaluates student health plans, provides health assessments, and supervises all health office policies and procedures. Ginger is in the office on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and by appointment. She is fluent in Chinese and English and loves working at Yinghua.
|Wendi Harmsen, Health Para: Wendi is the mother of one Yinghua alumna who graduated from DeLasalle High School and is now attending college, and one child who attends Yinghua. She has 18 years experience in the finance industry and is certified in First Aid/CPR/AED. She is very happy to be assisting our students in the Health Office and working with parents and teachers. In her spare time, she likes to be outdoors with her family at the cabin.
|Sharon Murray, RN: Sharon has been a registered nurse for over 24 years. She is the mother of three grown children and is originally from Illinois. She worked as a school nurse when her children were younger, but worked predominantly in family practice and pediatric offices. She is excited to get back to school nursing at Yinghua Academy. She will be working in the Health Office on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. In her spare time, she loves to hike with her husband and trusty German Shepherd, Hana, visit flea markets and spend time with family–especially her grandkids!