Reasonable Expectations for Self-care in the Classroom or Restroom:

  • Each teacher will have a supply of Band-Aids, and disposable gloves in the classroom.
  • First indications of stomachache, headache, nausea, dizziness or "not feeling well:"
    • put head on desk to rest
    • go to the bathroom, get a drink
    • sit trash can by desk
    • see if lunch helps
    • wait a little while to see if it will go away.
  • Students with braces should bring their own wax. Wax is not kept in the clinic.
  • Contact lenses:
    • Student should provide their own solution for cleaning/reinserting lenses.
    • Students who wear contact lenses to school should be able to insert and remove the lenses themselves.