The Health Office is open each 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, Larissa Zayets-Tukhlynovych or Wendi Harmsen by email or phone: 612-788-9095.

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Health Office Staff:


Ginger Hao, RN, BAN, MA, PHN, Licensed School Nurse: Ginger has been a nurse for more than eighteen years and is also a mother of three. She has worked as a school nurse consultant at Yinghua Academy since 2013. She creates and evaluates student health plans, provides health assessments and supervises all health office policies and procedures. Ginger is usually in the office on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays and by appointment. She is fluent in Chinese and English and loves working at Yinghua.

2023Wendi Harmsen, Health Para: Wendi is the mother of one Yinghua alumna who attends Highland Park High School and one child who attends Yinghua and loves volunteering for many school activities.  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.
 201606-1Larissa Zayets-Tukhlynovych,  Assistant School Nurse: Larissa is a licensed practical nurse and received her nursing degree from Hennepin Technical College in 2015. Larissa is excited to be a part of this wonderful community and make it not only her job but her passion. She is also busy raising three children. She looks forward to a safe and healthy year for all. Please do not hesitate to contact her with any questions or concerns.