“Healthy Students Learn Better”
The Health Office Staff consists of a Health Clerk who assists students with any medical need under the supervision of the assigned Registered Nurse. The School Nurse for 2010-11 is Pam Andeck. The Health Clerk from 1995 – 2010 is Pat Frazier. You may reach the health office at 760 722-8201 ext 2394 or 2352.
The California School Immunization Law requires that children under the age of 18 be up- to-date on their immunizations (shots) in order to attend school.
II. Field Trip Forms
Students going on field trips must have on file in the office a completed
Form # 9-603 “Medical Information Release Form for Extra/Co-Curricular Activities – Field Trips”. A copy should be on file in the Health Office and a copy should accompany the student on the field trip.
III. The Procedure for Medication at School
Medication Permission form HS-22 must be filled out b y doctor and parent before "Over the Counter" or "Prescription" medication can be dispensed.
Provisions will be made for students who take medication @ school to stay on their medication regimen while on a field trip.
IV. Orthopedic Protocol
All ace wraps, braces, splints, casts, and, crutches must have a note from a medical provider. Students with casts and crutches will not be allowed to actively participate in P.E. activities because of the potential danger to the student and others.
a. Student Accommodations for orthopedic injuries include:
1. Use of Crutches as prescribed by physician
2. Extra Time @ Passing Period
3. P.E. excuses
4. Elevator Passes
V. Should You Send Your Child to School?
If you have to make a decision “Do I send my child to school today?” Please use the guidelines provided by the Oceanside Unified School District to help make that decision. In summary it reads:
1. No fever for 24 hours without the assistance of medication.
2. No vomiting for 24 hours.
3. No diarrhea for 24 hours.
For more detailed information, please pick up a copy of the Form # 9-681 “Health and Safety Guidelines” from the Health Office at School.
Our desire is to ensure that our students are provided with the care and resources that they need to function well at school.
Composed by Pat Frazier … Reviewed by Pam Andeck