FAQ 2

This page will answer questions commonly asked by students and parents.
  1. My child was at Urgent Care/ The Emergency Room over the weekend, who do I notify?
  2. My child needs medication at school, can I send it to school with them?
  3. My child was diagnosed with strep throat, can they come back to school the next day?
  4. Do I need to submit a physical exam report to the school each year?



My child was at Urgent Care/ The Emergency Room over the weekend, who do I notify?

Please call the school's main number for your child's absence and also notify
the school nurse directly if your child was seen at an emergency room or Urgent care Facility.
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My child needs medication at school, can I send it to school with them?

If your child needs any type of medication while at school (asthma medication, insulin,
antibiotics, ADD/ADHD medicine,allergy medicine, any over the counter medicines
given on a daily schedule etc.) please bring the medication to the school nurse
in its original container with a signed medication order (that can be found
on the Nurses main web page). Please do not send any medication in your
child's backpack or on the bus.
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My child was diagnosed with strep throat, can they come back to school the next day?

Contagious illnesses such as strep throat, or conjunctivitis require 24 hours
of antibiotic treatment before a child can return back to school. Children
with head lice should also be treated at home before they return back to school.
Any contagious illness, case of head lice should be followed up by a
phone call from a parent directly to the school nurse.
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Do I need to submit a physical exam report to the school each year?

Physical exam reports are not required to be submitted each year, but every
four years unless the students health status has changed.
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