First Aid and Health Concerns at School
First Aid is given as needed for incidents that happen at school. If a student is ill or if an accident occurs at school students are to notify a teacher or school employee. Should the student require further care, parent or guardian will be contacted to pick up their child. Please insure that your contact information is kept current. Students must be signed out through the school office. Students of any grade are not allowed to walk home outside of school hours.
If a student has been ill they must stay at home until they have not had a fever, diarrhea, or vomiting for 24 hours. Student must be fever free for 24 hours without medication.
A student with an unknown rash or reddened eye (a sign of “pink eye”) will be sent home.
Student must be symptom free and/or have a physician’s note stating that they are non-contagious in order to return to school.
A physician’s note with instructions for school is required for students who return:
1. after serious illness for 3 or more days
2. after surgery
3. after hospitalizations
4. with restrictions from PE participation
5. requiring any assistance prescribed by a physician to help with student mobility (e.g., crutches, cast, wheelchair, splint, bandage, etc.)
6. epi-pens on campus*
*a physician’s note is required for students with a prescription for a personal Epi Pen.