* * Call our 24 hour Attendance Line to leave a message if your child is absent from school at 760-901-7900.
AT OUR SCHOOL HEALTH OFFICE WE WANT TO ENSURE THAT ALL STUDENTS ARE HEALTHY AND READY TO LEARN.
Our services contribute to the goals of student education. We provide health care for acute, chronic, episodic and emergency health situations.
Services range from providing vision and hearing screenings and referrals for medical conditions, administering prescribed medications, emergency medications, specialized procedure treatments and first aid.
SHOULD I SEND MY CHILD TO SCHOOL?
KEEP STUDENT AT HOME IF:
-Fever in the last 24 hours
-Vomiting in the last 24 hours
-Diarrhea in the last 24 hours
-Signs of illness that interfere with learning, sleep, activity or play
-Cold symptoms such as frequent coughing and or nasal discharge that do not respond to cold medication
SEND STUDENT TO SCHOOL IF:
-Fever free for 24 hours without fever medication
-No vomiting in the last 24 hours
-No diarrhea in the last 24 hours
-Minor cold symptoms
-Asthma responsive to medication
-With MD clearance following hospitalization, orthopedic injury or communicable disease
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Student’s requiring medication at school must have the attached completed medication form on file.This form must be completed and signed by a California Licensed Physician. This form is needed for ALL medication, prescription, non-prescription, creams, lotions, and cough drops.
If your child has an insect allergy, please have your Physician complete and sign the attached forms. Please provide the health office with any medication your Physician requires the student to have at school.
If your child has a food allergy , please have your Physician complete and sign the attached forms. Please provide the health office with any medication your Physician requires the student to have at school.
If your child has a strain, sprain or fracture and will require any orthopedic device to be used at school, please see the OUSD Orthopedic Protocol:
Students are not allowed on campus with crutches, splints, wraps, slings, or casts unless they provide a California Licensed Physicians’ note.
SEIZURE ACTION PLAN
If your student has seizures, please take this form to his Neurologist and return it back to the school health office, with any medication ordered for school. This form must be completed and signed by a California Licensed Physician.
AUTHORIZATION FOR USE OR DISCLOSURE OF HEALTH INFORMATION TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS
When a student has a health condition that requires the School Nurse to understand his current medical condition and/or follow up with physicians orders, she will request a parent to authorize the disclosure of health records from the medical provider. These records will be kept confidential and will be used for educational planning and any health care provided at school.
ORAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT
It is recommended that all Kindergarten and incoming students to OUSD have a Dental Exam. Take this form to your child’s dentist and bring it back, filled in, to the school health office.
*See document on the left