Clinic Phone: (682) 867-0106
ROUTINE HEALTH SCREENING:
Vision and hearing screenings are provided for grades Pre-K 4, K, 1st, 3rd, and 5th grades. Scoliosis screening is provided for 5th grades. In addition, 1st, 3rd, and 5th grades will be screened for Acanthosis Nigricans. Referrals are sent home when students do not meet state-mandated screening criteria. It is important that you follow up with your private medical provider for further evaluation. These screening do not replace the recommended routine evaluations with your private medical provider.
WHEN YOUR CHILD IS ILL:
A student with a fever of 100 degrees or more is excluded from school. Students need to be fever free without the use of Tylenol or other fever-reducing medications for 24 hours before returning to school. Students with vomiting or diarrhea should be free of these symptoms for 24 hours before returning to school. Undiagnosed rashes are also excluded from school. In addition, students with pink eye are excluded from school until under appropriate treatment. With regards to lice, students are excluded from school until treated with the appropriate product and are cleared by the school nurse. These guidelines are implemented as an infection control measure to protect our students and faculty. If your child is ill, please keep him/her at home.
WHEN YOUR CHILD VISITS THE CLINIC:
When your child is seen in the clinic, the nurse may either call or send a note home with your child if deemed necessary. If your child is ill or has a serious injury, the nurse will contact a parent or emergency contact. Minor scrapes, bumps, and bruises are treated, and the child is sent back to class. When you come to pick up your child from the clinic or office for any reason, please bring identification. Identification may be requested on anyone coming to pick up your child. Please keep emergency phone numbers and emergency contact persons current in the front office.
If your child has a medical condition that requires special attention, equipment, or supplies, please contact the School Nurse’s Office so that we are able to meet your child’s needs in the best way possible while he/she is at school. Medications, whether prescription or over-the-counter, will require a doctor’s written order and signature, as well as, the parent’s signature. The medications must be appropriately labeled in its original container. See “West Parent - Student Handbook” or visit www.aisd.net for more information.
KEEP YOUR CHILD AT HOME WHEN:
Child has a temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or 37.7 degrees Celsius or higher
Child has diarrhea or vomiting
Child has a rash of unknown origin
Child has' red, runny eyes or wakes up with eyes "glued" shut
Child complains of ear pain with or without fever
YOUR CHILD MAY RETURN WHEN:
Child is fever free for 24 hours without the use of Tylenol or other fever reducers.
Child is free of diarrhea and vomiting for 24 hours
You have consulted a healthcare professional.*
You have consulted a healthcare professional for the appropriate antibiotic therapy.*
You have consulted a healthcare professional for appropriate care.*
Upon returning to school the child must bring a signed release from the health care professional to the school nurse's office, or report to the nurse free of symptoms.
REMEMBER: -Medications must be kept in the school clinic with a doctor's and a parent's signature authorizing permission for dispensing the medication., including cough drops and other over the counter medicines.
You know your children best, if they don't seem well, they probably aren't.
Keep them home and consult a health care professional if necessary.
NOTE: PLEASE KEEP EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS CURRENT IN THE CLINIC - YOUR CHILD MAY NEED YOU!
Deja su niño(a) en la casa sl:
Tiene una temperatura de 100 F/37.7' 0 mas.
Tiene diarrea o estavomitado.
Tiene un sarpuilido de origen desconocido.
Tiene los ojos rojos y corriendo o despierta con los ojos pegados.
Tiene dolor en los oidos con o sin flebre.
Su niño(a) puede regresar cuando:
Esta Ilbre de fiebre por 24 horas sin tomar Tylenol 0 otro tipo de medicina para reducer flebre.
Esta libre de diarrea o vómito.
Usted hi consultado un doctor. Usted ha consultado un doctor para terapia antlbiótico.*
Usted ha consultado un doctor terapia antibiótico*.
Cuando su nino(a) regress a la escuela debe de tener una nota firrnado por el doctor
o estar libre de los sintomas.
OBSERVA Favor de tener numeros de emergencia corrientes. Puede ser que tus hijos te necesitan. Recuedese que los medicamentos tienen que estar en la clinica de la escuela con las firmas del doctor y de 80s padres autorizando permisión para dispensar el medicamento. Recuérdese que niños pueden atascar con pildoras de tos. Hay que dejartos con la enfermera de la escuela.
Giving your child Tylenol before they come to school
does not constitute healing.
que la fiebre halla cesado.