Our mission is to provide exceptional health services to support every student’s academic success.
COVID-19 PROTOCOL, Saturday, August 6, 2022
If a student tests positive for COVID, he or she must quarantine (AT HOME) for five days after a positive COVID test is confirmed.
At this time, close or household contacts are not required to quarantine as long as they are symptom-free. Letters to class parents will only be sent home if there is an outbreak.
Testing will be available from the school nurse as long as supplies are available. Students must have a parent consent form on file to be tested.
If your student tests positive for COVID-19:
Please notify the school nurse.
Please do not send your student to school until you get a return to school date from the nursing department.
If your student continues to have symptoms after the return date, please notify the nursing department to receive further instructions.
For detailed Health Services information please consult the school handbooks.56
You can help by informing our nurse if your child has:
- Chronic or acute illnesses
- Medication or change in medication dosage
- Been exposed to a communicable disease such as a strep throat infection, chickenpox, or conjunctivitis
- A life-threatening or new allergy
- A serious injury requiring hospitalization, or a diagnosed head concussion
- An injury requiring casting, sutures, a splint, or mobility assistance of crutches or wheelchair
- Vision or hearing difficulties
The school nurse will work with a student’s physician, parent, and other school personnel to meet individual health needs during school so the child may benefit from their educational program. A child must provide a note from the doctor for activity restriction due to an injury or illness.
Please help the school nurse by:
- Updating the phone numbers on your child’s school record so the nurse can always reach you
- Letting us know if there is an event at home or in the family that may impact your child at the school, like a military deployment, birth, or death of a family member or a beloved pet.
Please keep your child home when the following symptoms are present:
- A temperature of 100 degrees F or higher within the past 24 hours
- Vomiting or diarrhea occurring within the past 24 hours
- Strep infections of any kind, untreated ringworm, conjunctivitis, or impetigo. These are all contagious infections and must be treated with medication for at least 24 hours before returning to school
- A rash of unknown origin – this may indicate many different things and should be checked by your pediatrician
- Untreated lice infestation
Mental Health: “988” is the three-digit, nationwide phone number to connect directly to the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.