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Welcome to the SBL School Nurse's Website! 
The SBL nurses strive to provide the best care possible for our students while they are at school.  Please contact your school nurse with any health questions or concerns. 



The primary role of the school nurse is to support student learning.  This is accomplished by implementing strategies that promote student and staff health.

Health Services
Assesses health and development, provides nursing interventions, and evaluates student's responses to core. 

Health Education  
Provides health education to students, staff, and parents.

Healthy Environment 
Identifies health and safety concerns in the school environment.

Nutritional Services
Supports healthy food services programs.

Activity
Promotes health and physical activity which promotes healthy behaviors.

Counseling/Mental Health
Assesses needs, provides interventions and refers students to appropriate staff or community agencies.

Parent/Community Involvement
Promotes community involvement in assuring a healthy school.

Staff Wellness
Provides health education and wellness programs to school staff.





       




IOWA MEDICATION LAWS

  • Iowa law requires that all medications administered at school must be in the original container.
    • No medication will be administered from envelopes, baggies, or pockets under any circumstances.
    • Please understand this is for your child's protection.
    • Parents will be called to pick up the medicine.
  • All medications (prescription and over the counter) will be administered according to the directions noted on the label. 
    • If the current dosage is different from the label, a note from the physician with the appropriate dosage is required. 
  • medication authorization form  must be completed and signed by the parent/guardian for any medication that will be administered at school.  
    • The permission must include the name of the medication, the dosage, and the time to be given.


FOOD & OTHER ALLERGIES 

  • Please visit with your child's nurse if he/she has a food allergy.
  • Paperwork. is available on the individual nurse site that will have to be filled out.
    • Food Allergy Action Plan
    • PS/ES: Diet Modification Form
  • If your child's allergy requires an Epi-Pen/Jr., please contact their nurse.
    • Epi-Pens must be at school by the 1st day of school year.

ASTHMA / SEIZURES
  • If your child has asthma or seizures, please make sure you get an Asthma Action Plan or Seizure Action Plan filled out and signed by their physician. then return the plan to your child's nurse.

 

HEAD LICE POLICY

  • SBL School District has adopted a NO "LIVE BUG" POLICY for head lice.   
  • Children will be sent home if live bugs are found.
  • Upon returning to school after treatment, the child will be checked by the nurse or the principal and sent back home if live bugs are still present. 
  • Nit (eggs) removal is tedious and painstaking, but it is necessary to prevent the spread of lice.


REASONS TO KEEP YOUR CHILD HOME 

aChild has as a temperature over 100 degrees. (Must be fever free for 24 hours before returning to school.)

aChild has vomited or had repeated diarrhea within the last 24 hours. (Must be symptom free for 24 hours before returning to school.)

aChild has any untreated communicable disease. (Pink eye, strep throat, chicken pox, etc..)

aChild has head lice. SB-L has a “no live bug” policy.  Student must be lice/nit free to be in school.  If sent home for head lice, student must be checked by nurse before returning to school.