CLINIC HOURS 9:00AM to 3:30PM School Nurse: Anita Erickson RN CNT ext. 790121 or Ext #4
Parents: Please do not send your student to school with a temperature above 100.0. Medication MAY bring the fever down but the child is still ill.
Students are not to return to school until fever,diarrhea and/or vomiting has stopped for a full 24 hours, without the aid of medication.
Students prescribed antibiotic medication for communicable diseases are take the medication for 24 hours before returning to school.
If your child has a food allergy, insect allergy, asthma reaction, seizure disorder, Diabetes, or chronic health condition complete an action plan to address these medical issues while at school. A physician's signature will be required and forms to be on file in the clinic.
If your student needs to take prescription medications while at school a physician signature will be needed if the the medication is to be taken longer than two weeks. EMERGENCY medications can be carried on a student's person if theproper forms and physician signature is filed in the clinic. Example of emergency medications are: inhalers, glucagon injections, diastat gel, and epipen injections. All forms are available on the Forsyth County School website and can be downloaded for your convenience.
If your student becomes ill or injured while at school they will be issued a Clinic Referral Form by the teacher. A duplicate will be given to your student to take home for your review.
STUDENTS WILL BE SENT HOME:
If their temperature is 100.4 or higher If they are actively vomiting or having diarrhea
If they need to be seen by a physician If the school nurse feels it is in their best interest
MEDICATIONS AT SCHOOL ARE PERMITTED WITH:
A parent/guardian bringing the medication. Students may not transport medication to and from school without proper authorization.
Proper labeling by pharmacist or manufacturer. Medication must be in the original container.
Request for Administration of Medication Form completed. Those prescription medications that last longer than two weeks require a physician signature.
For complete details Review Page #9 of Otwell Middle School 2011-2012 Agenda
A Request for Administration of Medication Form must be completed by parent/ guardian for each medication. Click here.
· Medications are not carried over from school year to school year. Forms must be resigned for each school year.
· It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to notify the school of any changes in pertinent medical information.
· Prescription medication or medication given regularly longer than two weeks will require a physician's signature
Please email the School Nurse if you have any further questions or call 770-887-5248 Press #4 or dial ext. 790121
See below for instructions in downloading other forms needed:
Go to the Forsyth County Website: www.forsyth.k12.ga.us
Go to "Select a Link"
CLICK ON District Department
Scroll down to Student Support Services
Click on Health Services
Click on FORMS ....all action plans and paperwork required is there
Last Modified on August 5, 2011