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Health Services

Lindop Health Services

 

Megan Styx, BSN, RN, CPN

School Nurse

(708)786-6469 Health Office Direct

(708)341-2054 Health Office Confidential Fax

mstyx@lindop92.net

Please be advised of the school health requirements for your student:

Preschool:

State of IL Certificate of Child Health Examination (including history, physical and immunizations): Due Oct 15

Kindergarten:

State of IL Certificate of Child Health Examination (including history, physical and immunizations): Due Oct 15

State of IL Eye Examination: Due Oct 15

Proof of School Dental Examination:Due May 15

Second Grade:

Proof of School Dental Examination:Due May 15

Sixth Grade:

State of IL Certificate of Child Health Examination (including history, physical and immunizations): Due Oct 15

Proof of School Dental Examination:Due May 15

Intramural Athletes (must be updated annually):

IESA Pre-participation Examination

IESA Concussion Information Sheet

Permission Slip

School health requirement waivers:

Any request to waive immunizations or physical examination based on religious beliefs must be submitted on the IL Certificate of Religious Objection Form

 

If you have questions regarding immunizations or other school health requirements, please contact the health office.

 

Medications at School:

●If your student requires prescription or over-the-counter medication to be administered during school hours, a completed Medication Authorization Form (currently under revision) signed by a licensed health-care provider and parent/guardian must be on file in the health office. These forms must be renewed annually at the beginning of each school year. You may obtain a current form from the health office.

●All medication must be delivered to the health office by a parent/guardian.

●All medications must be stored in the health office, with the exception of students who are approved to self carry an asthma rescue inhaler or epi-pen.

 

Emergency Action Plans:

●Students with asthma, life-threatening allergy, seizures/epilepsy and diabetes require an emergency action plan on file in the health office. These plans must be renewed annually at the beginning of each school year.

●If your student has a chronic health concern not listed above that may impact his/her participation in school, please contact the health office.

 

Food Allergies

●If your student will require a substitution to the typical school lunch due to an allergy, aPhysician Statement for Food Substitution must be on file in the health office. This form must be renewed annually at the beginning of each school year..

 

Student Illness:

●In general, students who become ill at school with the following symptoms will be sent home for rest/recovery:

○Temperature greater than 100 degrees F by mouth.

○Vomiting.

○Diarrhea.

○Severe cold/flu symptoms that prevent the student from participating in classroom activities or that the student is unable to manage using basic cough/cold/hand hygiene.

●Students must be symptom and fever free for 24 hours (without the use of fever reducing medication) prior to returning to school.

●If you have questions regarding your student’s return to school after an illness, please contact the health office.

 

Care in the Health Office:

●Basic first aid, comfort measures and prescribed medication administration are routinely provided by the registered nurse in the health office.

●The student’s parent/guardian will be contacted for any visit to the health office that involves a head injury or requires care beyond basic first aid.

●If you would like to be contacted each time your student visits the health office, please notify Mrs. Styx in writing.

 

Health Resources for Parents/Guardians:

The following websites provide evidenced based information about common childhood health topics:

Healthychildren.org

SafeKids Worldwide

MyPlate

CHADD: The National Resource on ADHD

FARE: Food Allergy Research and Education

American Lung Association

Epilepsy Foundation

American Diabetes Association

 

Immunization Compliance: If you would like information regarding this year’s school immunization compliance or a copy of our district’s 2016-2017 ISBE Immunization Report, please contact mstyx@lindop92.net.

 

 

TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH 
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER i: MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
PART 665 CHILD HEALTH EXAMINATION CODE 
SECTION 665.290 LIST OF NON-IMMUNIZED STUDENTS

 


 

Section 665.290  List of Non-immunized Students

 

Immunization Compliance:

If you would like information regarding this year’s school immunization compliance or a copy of our district’s 2016-2017 ISBE Immunization Report, please contact mstyx@lindop92.net.

(Source:  Amended at 29 Ill. Reg. 18127, effective October 24, 2005)

 
 

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