As a registered nurse, I am here to
help take care of injuries, screen children for illness, teach health maintenance and
sometimes just be a good listener. If I can help you or your children, please let me
know. JUST A
REMINDER!!! Be sure to update
clinic emergency cards with any new medical information or changes in
phone numbers. Please be sure to call if you have any
questions. Thank you.
YOUR CHILD IS SICK: Please call
the clinic phone line to
report a student absence - 723-3621.
When reporting a student absence, please
leave child's name & teacher's name.
If you wish to pick up homework
assignments for absent student, please let me know as early in the day as
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MEDICATION: All medications
must be monitored and dispensed following several strict guidelines.
The Hanover County School District requires school and health care services
to follow these guidelines:
A medication request form must
be signed by the parent or legal guardian annually and must be immediately
updated as changes occur. <Click here for
must be in the original manufacturer's container and be brought to school
by the parent or legal guardian.
Prescription medications must
be brought to school by the parent in the current original properly
labeled container as dispensed by the pharmacist or physician.
Medication labels must contain
the student's name, name of medication, directions for use and date.
PHYSICIAN'S ORDER AND MEDICATION LABEL MUST AGREE.
Any medication (prescription or
non-prescription) given for more than ten consecutive school days must be
authorized in writing by a physician. The prescription label on the
bottle will be accepted as the physician's order for those medications given
for less than ten consecutive school days.
Refills do not require
new paperwork, but must be brought into school by a parent.
EDUCATION: Information regarding specific
illnesses or conditions (asthma, diabetes, head lice, immunizations,
menstruation, safety, seminars, etc.) are always available upon request.
If you would desire an individual teaching or group teaching, please let me
HEALTH SCREENING: Kindergarten, 3rd and 5th grades have yearly health screening including height,
weight, vision and teeth. 5th grade also includes scoliosis screening.
Speech and Language Screening for Kindergarten students is handled by the
speech teacher. If you
feel your child has a problem with any of these areas and is not in a screening grade, let
me know. They can be screened separately.
IF YOUR CHILD HAS ASTHMA:
Asthma videos are now
available for parents to check out for viewing at home. Please come
by the clinic for free literature and movies.
INSURANCE: Your child may qualify for FREE health
insurance! If your child has NO health insurance, please see me
immediately to see if you qualify for this program. It is not that
difficult to qualify.
POISON CONTROL NUMBER: 1-800-222-1222:
Up until this time all poison control centers had their own numbers
and in an emergency were not necessarily readily available. The
number is up and working in all 50 states, District of Columbia and Puerto
SHOES: Please wear appropriate shoes for running and playing!
Most all classes go outside daily. Sandals or clogs can cause falls
and bloody knees.
Jeans, elastic waist pants or shorts and sweat pants
Clean or new underwear (boys and girls)
Please remember that we need ALL sizes for Kindergarten through 5th
Anyone can have an accident or spill and children LOVE mud
Please drop them off in the office anytime!