Clinic service in the school include first aid for minor injuries, administration of medication and follow up for temporary immunizations. Students with a temperature higher than 100 degrees F will be sent home.
Annual health screenings for vision, hearing, height, weight and BMI for certain grade levels are being performed in the clinic. Parents should continually be alert to identify vision or hearing difficulties which indicate a need for examination by a physician.
Medication at school
No medication, prescription or nonprescription, i.e. Tylenol, aspirin, cough drops, ointments, etc. can be given at school without a written Physicians Authorization Form signed by the physician and the parent. Doctor’s prescription forms cannot be accepted. Medication has to be brought to school by the parent and MUST be in the original container.
For prescription medication the pharmacy label is required. When the bottle is empty it will be returned home for refill if needed. No medication will be sent home with the student. Students may not carry any kind of medication in the classroom with the exception of inhalers when indicated by a physician.