Our goal is to help children maintain optimal health so they can take advantage of all of the educational opportunities offered to them. Healthy children learn better
Parents are encouraged to contact their child’s school nurse with any health concerns that may affect your child during the school day. We appreciate the opportunity to work with students and parents to provide a safe and healthy environment for learning.
We offer the following services:
Vision and hearing screenings at various grade levels. Parents will be contacted if their child does not pass any screening.
Maintain individual health records for each student, including immunization records
Injury and illness assessment
Health promotion activities
Chronic disease monitoring
Identification of health concerns
Student Illness Guidelines
Students with the following health condition(s) shall be excluded from school:
Oral temperature of 100 degrees F or higher
Elevated (or possibly a normal) temperature combined with any of the following: severe cold symptoms, excessive coughing, swollen glands, or skin rash
Eyes inflamed with purulent discharge
Drainage from ear(s)
Skin lesions (such as impetigo, scabies until under treatment
Diarrhea (i.e. two or more loose stools)
Students will be readmitted after being fever free for 24 hours without the use of a fever reducing medication. Students with some conditions may return to school after being treated for 24 hours with an antibiotic. Call the school nurse for specific readmission guidelines.