Administrative Departments

Health Office


Telephone: 858.484.1300 x. 3908 | Laurieann McCarthy

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SCHOOL HEALTH PROCEDURES
Please contact LaurieAnn McCarthy, Health Technician, with any questions or concerns. lmccarthy@powayusd.com

STUDENT HEALTH:
Black Mountain Middle School 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.

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. Please call the absent hotline: (858)484-1300 ext. 3806 to excuse your student if your student has any symptoms above or was sent home early from school the previous day with any of the reasons above.

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" or "Authorization for student Carry Medication".

IMPORTANT FORMS
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! Written information that must be provided:
  • Student Name
  • Name of Medication
  • Physician's instructions detailing the date(s), method, amount, and time medication is to be given
  • Parent/Guardian and Physician signature
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
 
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