Westwood Regional

Jr/Sr. High School

District Medical Handbook

This Handbook will answer frequently asked questions regarding District medical procedures including: Absences, Communicable Diseases, School Attendance, Health Screenings, Immunization Requirements, Injuries, Long Term Illness or Injury, Medication Use in School, Pediculosis Guidelines, Physical Education Excuses, and History and Physical Examinations.

Allergy Food Action Plan for Severe Food Allergies

This form must be completed and signed by the physician and parent/guardian if your child is required to use Epinephrine (Epi Pen) and/or any other medication for severe allergic reactions to food.

Allergy Plan for Severe Reactions to Non-Food Substances

This form must be completed and signed by the physician and parent/guardian if your child is required to Epinephrine (Epi Pen) and/or any other medication for severe allergic reactions to insect bites, latex, or any substances other than foods.

Asthma Action Plan

This form must be completed and signed by the physician and parent or guardian if your child requires an inhaler or nebulizer while in school.

Health History Update for Athletic Programs, Intramural Programs and Club Sports

Each student whose medical examination was completed more than 60 days prior to the first practice session, shall provide a health history update of any medical problems experienced since the last medical examination.

History & Physical Examination Form (Grades 6 - 12)

This physical examination form is used for students in grades 6 - 12 as well as for Athletic Pre-Participation. This form will be the only form accepted if the student participates in the Athletic Program.

Medication Authorization

If your child requires prescription or over-the-counter medication during the course of the school day, this form must be completed by your physician and signed by the parent/guardian. Medications must be provided in the original pharmacy packaging.

Parent Epinephrine Delegation

This form allows parents to authorize delegates who have been trained to administer life saving Epinephrine in the case of a potential life threatening allergic reaction.

What If My Child Wants to Play a Sport?

Question and Answers for Parents regarding their pre-teen and teenager's vaccinations

K-12 Immunization Requirements

Pre-teen and Teen Vaccinations