Health Services Hours are from 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
The school nurse is available to treat students who become injured or suddenly ill. If the nurse is not in the office, contact can be made via the Operator/Receptionist who can always reach the nurse with the Walkie Talkie. The Health Services department can be contacted by email.
Emergency First Aid
The school nurse may administer first aid for injuries acquired on school grounds. A parent or person designated on the health form will be contacted to pick up the student when an injury requires further medical attention. In rare instances, an ambulance may be summoned if deemed necessary by the nurse. Every attempt will be made to contact a parent, guardian or emergency back-up person prior to ambulance transportation. A parental release for emergency transport is on each student’s Student Information form. All student health forms require that parents / guardians complete the space for health insurance information (carrier name and ID number) in case a situation requires referral to a hospital.
A parent will be contacted to pick up a student when there is persistent nausea or vomiting, elevated temperature (above 100), or a suspected communicable disease. The nurse (ext. 225) should be contacted directly about any communicable disease (e.g. chicken pox, pediculosis [lice], conjunctivitis [pinkeye]), or non-communicable disease a student contracts which may affect the school community. Additionally, it is highly recommended that a student who has had a fever be kept out of school until a normal temperature has been maintained for 24 hours.
Prior to a student returning to school after treatment for pneumonia, hepatitis, mononucleosis, or any hospitalization, the parent should inform the school nurse of the specific illness and provide a doctor’s note to the school nurse on the first morning returning to school.