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Health Information

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Dental Exam: A dental screening/or exam is required by the state for all incoming kindergarten and ninth grade students. The school is audited annually to determine our compliance with this recommendation.
Medication Permission : All medications/medical treatments given at school must be accompanied by a completed and signed medication permission form. All medication (over the counter and prescription) must be in the original container with the student’s name on it. Most pharmacies will provide an additional prescription bottle for use at school. At the secondary level only, some over the counter medications may be given with permission on the annual health update form. For all others the medication form must be used.
Athletic Physical: All students at the secondary level participating in sports must have a sports physical completed and on file annually.
Annual Health Update: This form is to be completed on each student enrolled in k-12 each year. It is also found on the back side of the enrollment form in the school’s enrollment packet. The form keeps us informed of health information that may affect a child’s academic success.
Concussion Form : Students participating in interscholastic athletics, cheerleading & dance and their parents/guardians: must annually sign the acknowledgement and return it to the school. Students cannot practice or participate in those activities until the form is signed & returned.
Student Asthma Card: Any child diagnosed with Asthma or Reactive Airway Disorder who carries inhalers or uses them at school or during school activities or who has inhalation treatments, must have this form completed and signed by a physician annually. The form provides us with permission for the child to carry the medication themselves and for us to treat. It also gives us guidelines for appropriate interventions for each child
Food Allergies: Any student with diagnosed food allergies must have both of the forms completed and signed by a physician annually. One form allows the food service staff to provide appropriate substitutes if necessary and the other form provides guidance for health and teaching staff to use in the event the child has an allergic reaction to food.
Peanut/Tree Nut Free Snacks - Please check the website (snacksafely.com) for updates.
 
Nutrition Education and Promotion - Wellness Policy: The board promotes healthy students by supporting wellness, good nutrition, and regular physical activity as a part of the total learning environment. The school district supports a healthy environment where students learn and participate in positive dietary and lifestyle practices........
Infectious Disease Information: This chart will provide general overview of the most common infections seen in the school. It is not meant to take the place of a physician’s diagnosis, but may be helpful in determining when to seek medical care.
Off to College. Many colleges require updated immunizations as part of the enrollment process. Many follow the CDC guidelines. Attached is an overview of those recommendations.
Vaccinations: Your child will be bringing home information about vaccinations that are available free of charge or at reduced cost. These vaccinations are available at clinics held during school and also during conferences. These include vaccines for influenza, meningitis (Menectra), tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap), and the bacteria that causes cervical cancer (Gardisil). Please complete the paperwork (all areas that need to be filled out are circled) and sign and return to your child’s school. If you have any questions, please call the school nurse , Stephanie Rewerts, at 795-3240.

Immunizations letter: