Morning Creek Health Procedures

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Student Health

Morning Creek has a Health Attendant, Michelle Watkins (1-858-748-4334 ext. 2203), to take care of first aid and emergencies. In case of student illness at school, the health attendant will notify parents or the emergency contact listed on the enrollment form. No registered nursing services are provided at the school on a daily basis.

Keeping Everyone Healthy

Please remember that PUSD Guidelines state that your child must be fever- and vomit-free for 24 hours before returning to school. Students with Upper Respiratory Infections common symptoms: persistent nasal discharge that is purulent or discolored, productive cough, excessive coughing or appears to be too ill or uncomfortable to adequately function in classroom setting should stay home until no symptoms for 24 hours or a written medical release is obtained.

Medication

According to California State law, prescription and non-prescription medications are permitted to be taken at school only with a written statement from the physician AND a written statement from the parent or guardian. The Health Office has a form available titled “Authorization for Medication Administration”. 
Written information that must be provided is:
  • Student’s name
  • The name of the medication
  • Physician’s instructions detailing the date(s), method,amount and time medication is to be given
  • Parent/guardian and Physician signature
This information is required for all medications including “over-the-counter” Tylenol, ibuprofen, cold/allergy medicines, etc. All medications MUST be labeled with the student’s name and above information, in the original Rx or OTC container. NO PLASTIC BAGGIES WILL BE ACCEPTED!
Sunscreen, cough drops, lip balm and Vaseline, etc, must have a note from the parent on file and will also be monitored by the school personnel.
 

LINK TO DISTRICT HEALTH SERVICES RESOURCES   |  SEE DISTRICT ENROLLMENT PAGE - REQUIRED FORMS

  • Important! K/1st Report of Physical Exam (CHDP)  (1st Grade Requirement, but may submit for KDG as long as physical date is no more than 18 months prior to entering 1st Grade.) First year Transitional Kindergarten (TK) students submit in the kindergarten year.
  • Important! K Oral Health Assessment (K)(By May 31, 2018 in Kindergarten or 1st Grade, whichever is the first year of public school)
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