LISD Health Services
School Health Procedures
School Year 2021-2022
- Students seen with symptoms that meet current criteria for suspected COVID19 will be sent home with return to school protocols. Campus nurses will be offering Rapid Antigen testing, with parent consent, before the student leaves campus.
- Student clinic visits will be scheduled using an online appointment system, excluding emergencies and daily medications or procedures.
- Minor injuries and complaints will be handled in the classroom or playground, i.e., hunger, lost tooth, minor scrape.
- If you are contacted to pick up your child due to illness, we ask that you do so as soon as possible or within 30 minutes.
- Have a back up plan in case you are unable to quickly get to the school, other family members or close friends.
- Add your school nurse’s office number to your cell phone so you know it is us!
- Continuously make sure all contact and emergency contact phone numbers are updated in Skyward.
- Students grades 6 and higher can self-carry over the counter and prescription medications (NO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES) with the proper documentation
- Our policy is to contact a parent or guardian every time we see a child due to illness or injury. If you have a preferred method of contact, i.e., phone, text, email, please notify your campus nurse
Please keep your child home if they have: a temperature of 100 degrees or higher and until fever free for 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medications, cough, vomiting, diarrhea, body aches, shaking chills, headache, sore throat, difficulty breathing, loss of taste or smell, undiagnosed rashes, or eyes that are reddened with drainage.
If your child requires medication or a special procedure at school, please contact your school nurse for updated forms and guidelines.