Health Office Update: Sept. 1, 2022
September 01, 2022
- If a student has a fever over 100.0 degrees, vomiting, headache, sore throat, nausea, diarrhea, significant congestion (that’s not allergies), communicable rash (scarlet fever, impetigo) they must stay home.
- If your student is sick, please let the office or nurse know what symptoms they are experiencing when you call in.
- If you have not sent in your Health Forms to the health office, please do so by 9/6/22.
We’ve had 12 cases of Covid in the first 2 weeks of school. Please remind your children to continue to be cautious.
- Updated TA Covid management info is found on the TA website Covid guidelines
- The link for ordering Federal Covid tests – order by TODAY-September 1st
- Covid Cardiac Sports Clearance needs to be sent to the Health of Office by your student’s pediatrician before resuming sports/PE.
News from VT Department of Health:
The Covid Omicron variant booster will likely be available after September 6th at doctors’ offices and pharmacies.
Friendly reminders about medications and health conditions:
- Must be kept in the Health Office
- Parents/guardians must get a current medication order to the Health Office before medication can be given at school.
- If a student wants to self-carry an inhaler or epi-pen, the Health Office needs documentation of permission from a medical provider.
- Students require written parent/guardian approval to take over-the-counter medications at school; please provide a written note to the Health Office or email Nurse Ellen directly.
- All medications will be administered in the Health Office or in the Main Office if Nurse Ellen is unavailable.