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Key Information To Communicate To The School Nurse

Parents/guardians are encouraged to call the School Nurse any time they have questions, or concerns and specifically for the following reasons:

  • A new medical diagnosis, allergy, or a change in your child’s health status
  • A newly prescribed medication
  • A change in current medication
  • A serious injury, illness or hospitalization
  • A fracture, sprain, stitches or a cast
  • A contagious disease such as chicken pox, flu, strep throat, pneumonia, whooping cough
  • If your child is absent for an extended period of time
  • If there are any recent changes in your family that may affect your child such as birth, recent loss, military deployment, sudden illness