School Health Procedures
, Health Technician, (858) 674-6300 ext 6714.
STUDENT HEALTH: Willow Grove has a Health Attendant 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.
All NEW students, Kindergarten and 1st graders are all required by state law to have on file an Oral Health Assessment and Physical and up-to-date immunizations for entrance to a California Public School. If you have any questions about these forms please feel free to call me. I will get you the information and assist in whatever I can.
Medication at school MUST have a Doctor Signature. Please do not send your child to school with medication. If they need to receive anything including over the counter medications it is required by law to have doctor and parent signed Authorization to Administer Medication, this form is for the safety of the students. For any questions regarding this policy, please call me to answer your questions. Some examples of medication would be : Motrin, Tylenol, Albuterol, Inhalers of all types, Eye drops, Nose sprays, antibiotic ointments, Antibiotics(needed during the school day), Benadryl,etc.
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.