Asthma Action Plan Information - Illinois Public Act 099-0843

posted Dec 9, 2016, 9:00 AM by Marcia McCall

As of January 1, 2017, Illinois Public Act 099-0843 is requiring schools to request from parents of students with asthma, an Asthma Action Plan (AAP).  An Asthma Action Plan (or management plan) is a written plan that you develop with your child’s doctor to help control and treat your child’s asthma.

At Williamsville School District we feel it is crucial to have this form on file to help provide your child with the best care possible and to perform the physician recommended treatment in the event of an asthmatic episode.  The Asthma Action Plan will inform us of daily treatments the student may be receiving and how to handle worsening asthma, or attacks.

A yearly updated Asthma Action Plan should be provided to the school building your child is currently attending.  Please provide the physician completed form as soon as possible.  

A blank copy of an Asthma Action Plan is attached.


If you have any questions please contact:

Jayme Tierney, RN


217 496-2021


Marcia McCall, RN


217 566-3600

Illinois Certificate of Religious Exemption to required Immunizations and/or Examinations

posted May 11, 2016, 7:04 AM by Marcia McCall   [ updated Jan 9, 2019, 9:02 AM ]

On August 3, 2015 Public Act 099-0249 was enacted that changes the process for parents or legal guardians seeking a religious exemption to any required immunizations or examinations for their children for school attendance.

The new law requires parents/legal guardians who object on religious grounds to complete a Certificate of Religious Exemption.  This certificate must also be signed by the physician, advanced practice nurse, or physician assistant responsible for performing the student examination.

Beginning October 16, 2015 the use of the Certificate of Religious Exemption form is required for all students entering kindergarten, sixth or ninth grades when parents or legal guardians seek religious exemption and for all newly enrolling students requesting religious exemption on or after October 16, 2015.

Failure to comply with this requirement on or before October 15 of the school year will result in a student’s exclusion from school attendance until the completed form is provided to the school office.

Health care providers are not be expected to furnish this document.  Please take a blank copy of the form with you to your scheduled appointment if seeking religious exemption.

The Certificate of Religious Exemption form can be found on the Public health website at,  or on this site under forms and handouts and from your school office.

Miles of Smiles Dental Clinic 2019-20

posted Oct 2, 2015, 9:10 AM by Marcia McCall   [ updated Apr 25, 2019, 7:37 AM ]

Miles of Smiles, a mobile dentistry program is being offered again this fall on  Monday, November 4,2019 at Sherman Elementary. Williamsville MS/JH/HS students signed up for the program will be transported to SES on that date. 

All students pre-kindergarten age through 12th grade are eligible for the exam.  Services are provided at no cost to our district families.  Forms will be mailed this summer. If you have any questions please contact Jayme Tierney at SES, 496-2021 or Marcia McCall at JH, 566-3600.  No examinations will be given unless the form is completed and is returned to the school.

2019-20 Meningococcal Vaccination IDPH requirement for 12th grade and 6th grade.

posted Feb 5, 2015, 11:52 AM by Marcia McCall   [ updated Jan 8, 2019, 8:58 AM ]

Illinois Department of Public Health for the 2019-20 school year requires those students entering into 12th grade to have two doses of meningococcal vaccine, unless the first dose was given after the age of 16 years.  A letter was mailed to all incoming 12th grade students who are still missing the requirement. Incoming 6th grade students are required to have one dose.  The vaccination needs to be done by the first day of the 2019-20 school year and medical verification given to the school.  Attached is a parental letter regarding this matter from the IDPH.  

2019-20 9th grade Health Requirements

posted Feb 5, 2015, 11:51 AM by Marcia McCall   [ updated Jan 9, 2019, 8:57 AM ]

Physicals and immunizations are required to be turned in by the first day of the school year. 

New for 2019-20 incoming freshman, a state required dental examination form to be completed by May 15, 2020. 

2019-20 6th grade Health Requirements

posted Feb 5, 2015, 11:49 AM by Marcia McCall   [ updated Jan 9, 2019, 6:45 AM ]

Physical and immunizations are required to be turned in by the first day of the school year. 

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