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NEASE HIGH SCHOOL CLINIC

**Medications that have been signed into the clinic must be picked up by the end of the school day June 10,2021. Medications not picked up will be disposed of according to federal guidelines.**

 

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns, or with any updates regarding your child’s health status:

Samantha Kelly RN [email protected]

Rachel Walker RN [email protected]

**Due to the busy nature of our clinic, please send us an email if you have questions or concerns for the nurses that are not emergent and we will contact you within 48 hours**

Phone (904) 547-8326
Fax (904) 547-8305

Clinic Hours 8:30am-4:15pm

Medical Management Plans for the 2020-2021 School Year

Note: The School must have new Medical Management Plan forms on file EACH school year.

Medications at School

Note: The School must have new medications forms on file EACH school year.

Medications that have been signed into the clinic must be picked up by the end of the school day June 10,2021. Medications not picked up will be disposed of according to federal guidelines. 

District Information on Administration of Medications During School Hours

Medication Policy

Please complete the appropriate  medication form(s)  (see links below) for your student to have medications at Nease High School.

Prescription Medication:

  • If your student requires prescription medication to be kept in the school clinic, this form must be completed and signed by the physician and the parent/guardian.
  •   Rx Medication Authorization Form
  • (Note: ALL prescription medications must be kept in the clinic, with the exception of inhalers, EpiPen/Auvi-Q auto-injectors and emergency Glucagon.)  Students found in possession of medications without the proper paperwork on file will be subject to disciplinary action as noted in the Student Code of Conduct.

Over the Counter Medication:

  • Students may self-carry over-the-counter medications by submitting this completed form to the clinic and keeping a copy with them at all times.
  • Self-Administration of Non-Prescription (OTC) Medication Form
  • All OTC medications must be in the original packaging (NO loose pills). Student/parent may also choose to keep their OTC medication in the clinic.

Student Illnesses

A parent/guardian will be called whenever a student has a fever over 100 degrees, diarrhea or vomiting, significant pain, repeated complaints, or anything out of the ordinary.

Please remember that if students are sent home with a fever, they must be fever free for 24 hours before they return. This means that they should not return the next day. The 24 hour period begins from the time they no longer have a fever.  If you are not sure if you should keep your child out of school due to illness, click here:   ILLNESS GUIDELINES.

COVID-19

CDC updates regarding quarantine requirements after vaccination:

  • Individuals who have been fully vaccinated – that is, 2 weeks or more have passed since the second dose in a 2-dose vaccine or the first dose in a 1-dose vaccine series – will not be required to quarantine following exposure, provided he/she does not develop new symptoms of COVID-19.

The Department of Health (DOH) has requested that we follow the current contact tracing protocol, regardless of vaccination status.  They will contact the exposed individual to ensure no symptoms have developed, research their vaccination status in the state system, and provide further COVID education.  The DOH will determine if the individual is exempt from quarantine.  The Health Services Department, as well as the school nurses, will work diligently to assist staff and students in this process.

Early Clearance Process – Information for Contacts 2.1

UPDATED QUARANTINE GUIDELINES 2.12

CLICK HERE FOR PCR testing locations

CLICK HERE FOR RAPID TEST RESULTS (BEST IF SYMPTOMATIC)

Schoology and Zoom instructions for online learning during quarantine

 CLICK HERE FOR COVID-19 School Dashboard

NEW APP!! The St. Johns County Department of Health is working to improve the community’s ability to communicate with the DOH when someone tests positive for COVID-19.  People are encouraged to use the Healthy Together app to identify and input information regarding their case. The information is linked with the Department of Health’s system. It may take up to 48 hours for the information to be processed.  Department of Health main number 904-506-6081, option 8, press 1.

Due to the nature of communicable illnesses and during this time of COVID-19 Pandemic, in addition to symptoms of commonly occurring illnesses, any student presenting with the following symptoms should stay home and contact their doctor for further evaluation.

TWO OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Chills
  • Muscle aches
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting and/or diarrhea

OR ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Fever of 100.4 or higher
  • Uncontrolled cough
  • Shortness of breath

 

When should I keep my child home?

If your child has symptoms from the list above, has tested positive, is awaiting COVD test results, or has been in close contact with someone who is positive please keep your child home and call or email the school clinic for further guidance. For COVID-19, a close contact is defined as any individual who was within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes starting from 2 days before illness onset until the time the patient is isolated.

For immediate concerns please contact the Florida Department of Health COVID-19 hotline:

The COVID-19 Call Center is available 24/71 (866) 779-6121 | [email protected]