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Here is what you can expect from the School Nurse's office:
Hearing screenings
Spinal Screenings
Taking care of illnesses and injuries as needed
Medication Administration
Promoting healthy habits
Critical Points:  
  • Please have all immunizations up to date prior to school starting. This is imperative and state-mandated.
  • All medications (including prescription, over-the-counter, creams, lotions, etc.) will need to have the Medication Administration Request (located below) filled out completely.  Anything to be given more than 10 consecutive days needs to be signed by a physician.  This includes medicines such as Tylenol, Advil, Neosporin, Visene, etc.
See below for school policies on illness and health concerns.
Illnesses and when to return to school:
  • Students must be fever free (without fever reducing medications) for 24 hours before returning to school. A student cannot be at school with a fever of 99.6 F or greater.
  • Students must be vomit and diarrhea free for 24 hours.
  • If taking antibiotics, students should not return to school until 24 hours has passed.
  • If your child has Pink Eye: red, itchy eyes with green or yellow discharge but NO allergy symptoms, they should not be at school.
  • Head Lice: hair must be lice and nit free in order to return to school. Students will be checked before returning to class.
  • A student should not be at school if they are not able to function normally in the classroom without pain/discomfort. Such illnesses may include but not limited to: severe sore throat, excessive cough, headache, earache, or stomach ache. 
  • Students should not be at school if they have injuries or are recovering from a surgical procedure that requires narcotic medication prior to or during the school day.
  • Call your child’s physician or the school nurse if there is a question as to whether a student needs medical attention or may attend school with an illness or injury.