Announcement from Nurse Jamie

I will be available in my health office on August 20, 21, and 22nd from 4pm to 6pm for parents to drop off health office paper work, medications and action plans for the 2013-2014 school year. I would be happy to set up a private appointment with parents who need to discuss medical concerns before the start of the school year. You can email me atjstrokosch@op97.org with requests.
Reminder!! All medications need to have a physician order and all medications need to be labeled with the prescribing information printed on the label.
Actions plans for Food Allergy, Asthma, and Seizures are required 

Health Forms that need to be submitted preferably by the first day of school or by  October 15 are as follows
-Certificate of Child Health and Proof of Immunizations for all Kindergarten students and all students transferring from out of the district. A letter of Religious Exemption can be turned in for those declining vaccinations. Proof of a lead screening result from the age of 6 months to 6 years is required for Oak Park which is a high risk area for lead. If your kindergarten student has never been screened for lead, it will need to be done.
Vision Exam is required by October 15, 2013 for all Kindergarten and students transferring into the Illinois school system for the first time.
Dental Exam is required by May 15, 2014 for all Kindergarten and 2nd Grade

Here is a link to the D97 website where health forms can be found: http://www.op97.org/hr/Forms.cfm

Please contact Nurse Jamie for any issues or questions related to the required forms. If exams cannot be scheduled until after October 15th, proof of appointment can be turned in to Nurse Jamie to maintain compliance with state requirements.

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