Welcome to the Health Office

Back to School Checklist

- Make sure required and recommended immunizations are up-to-date
- Review hygiene tips to prevent spread of infections
-Establish a bedtime and wake-up to ensure adequate and consistent sleep.
-Eat breakfast each day at home or at school.
-Know the school's policy regarding when to keep a sick child home (see below)

If Your Child Has a Health Concern

- Make your child's health concern known to the school and school nurse.  Fill out a Health Information 2018-19 form listed under Health Office Forms
- Bring current, signed healthcare provider orders for treatments and all medications to be given at school.  Bring in the medication supplies and medication in original container
- Together with the school nurse and other appropriate school officials, develop an individualized healthcare plan or other educational plan as needed, e.g. 504 and IEP
- Give permission for the school nurse to communicate with your family's healthcare provider.
- Provide parent/caregiver contact information and update the school with any changes
- Introduce yourself and your child to the school nurse.  Your school nurse is Alicia Slagle.

"SAVE THE DATE"  Student and Community Flu Clinic will be on Monday, October 15, 2018. More info to come.

Guidelines for when your child is ill

If your child has a fever of 100 degrees or more, your child needs to stay home for 24 hours after the temperature returns to normal without the use of fever-reducing medication.
If your child has vomited or had diarrhea, your child needs to stay home for 24 hours after the last episode.
Positive for strep, child needs to stay home until 24 hours after antibiotic treatment is started

If you are keeping your child home because of an illness, please call the school to report specific symptoms and/or diagnosis.  Please state if due to influenza-like illness: fever of 100 degrees or more, with a cough and/or sore throat

Make hand washing a healthy habit!