Meet Our Health Services Team
Kurt Thomas, DO
Dr. Thomas is a board-certified family practice physician with nearly 30 years of experience caring for infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients. He received his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his internship and residency at Memorial Hospital in York, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with Hanover Hospital, specializing in family medicine. Dr. Thomas has been a school physician in the Hanover Public School District since 2006.
Henry J. Hoffacker, DDS
Dr. Hoffacker has been the Hanover Public School District’s school dentist for more than 30 years and has practiced in the Hanover area for over 40. After graduating from Hanover High School himself, Dr. Hoffacker went to the University of Maryland, College Park, and graduated from dental school in 1971. In 1975, he completed dental surgery school at the University of Maryland. Dr. Hoffacker is an active member of the Pennsylvania Dental Association.
Gloria J. Sanders, BSN, RN, CSN
Certified School Nurse, Middle and High School
Mrs. Sanders has 22 years of experience in the healthcare field, working in the Emergency Department in various roles including Registered Nurse and Nurse Manager. She began working for Hanover Public School District in 2014 as an Emergency Certified School Nurse and received her School Nurse Certification from Millersville University in 2015. She received her bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and is currently working toward her Master’s at EMU. She is a member of the National Association of School Nurses.
Mindy Heiner, LPN
Health Room Assistant, Hanover Middle and High School
Sue Meyer, LPN
Health Room Assistant, Hanover Street Elementary School
Christy Simpson, LPN
Health Room Assistant, Washington Elementary School
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Health Resources for Parents
Serious Events at School
When to Keep Your Child Home
Medicines at School
Communicable Diseases and Immunizations
PA State References
PA Department of Health - Mandated School Health Services Chart
Hanover Public School District Policy
Vision and Hearing Testing
Common Health Issues
Other Health Resources
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
PA State Health Department