Health Services

  • Mission Statement

    To protect and promote the health and safety of all students and staff through:
    • Advocacy for accessible health services and policies reflective of our community values
    • Prevention of disease and injury
    • Development of strategic relationships with key organizations to accomplish the mission, vision and goals of the health services program
    • Prepare school nurses to perform optimally in an environment with increasing and complex health issues

    We recognize that the health status of students impacts the quality of their education.

    • Coordinated School Health -- Health Services, Health Education, Employee Wellness, Healthful & Safe Environment, Parent Involvement, Nutrition, Physical Education, and Health Education
    • Communicable Disease Control -- Awareness, training and prevention
    • Immunization Compliance -- Texas Immunization Laws for school age children
    • School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) -- Community health advised
    • Child Abuse Reporting & Data Collection
    • State Health Reports
    • Blood-borne Pathogens Exposure Control
    • Health Services Training
    • School District & Medical Community Liaison
    • Pregnancy-Related Services and PEP
    • Supervision & Primary Evaluator of Nurses
    • AED Program
    • GEHI (General Education Homebound Instruction)
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  • Health Services Department Newsletter

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Clinic

  • Medication: If your child will need to have any medications administered at school, (even over-the-counter medications), you will need to provide the clinic with a medication permission order (generic versions are available from your doctor). You may stop by the clinic and get one from me. If I am out, Mrs. Virginia Arriola or Mrs. Victoria Guajardo can provide you with one. School medication consent MUST signed by both you and your child’s doctor. If the medication is a prescription, it will need to be in the original packaging with the prescription label attached (no pills in baggies, mislabeled/expired pill bottles, inhalers without the box bearing the prescription label, etc).

    Important: Please keep sick kids home: Students must be 24 hours free of symptoms (fever, 100.5 F or higher, vomiting, or diarrhea ). Kids DON’T always need to see the doctor, but they DO need to stay home for care.

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