Summit has the services of a full-time school nurse. Should a
student become ill or injured during the school day he/she will be cared for
temporarily, and the parent notified, when necessary.
first aide will be administered should the need arise.
will be administered only if: the proper medication permission forms are
current and signed by the parents, the proper medication forms are current and
signed, as needed, by the student’s physician, and the nurse decide it
necessary, otherwise the parent will be notified.
responsibility for further care rests with the parents and/or student’s
- If your
student contracts any contagious disease, such as strep throat, flu, chicken
pox etc., please notify the school nurse immediately, and inquire about
district policies and procedures regarding school attendance and when to stay
home/return to school.
- Please be
sure your student’s immunizations are up to date, PowerSchool information remains up to date and any
medications are not expired.
- The best
thing you can do for your student is to be sure your student gets plenty of
rest, eats a healthy breakfast & lunch, drinks plenty of water to stay
hydrated and washes their hands before eating, after using the restroom and
to Stay home/When to Go Home
Temperature over 100
Any other concern by parent, school nurse or
to Return to School
fever, diarrhea, vomiting has stopped for 24 hours without the use of
24 hours of antibiotic use for other contagious illnesses that require
medication. If you have any questions, please contact the clinic at 720-886-6409.
fety reasons. They must be in their original container and, if it
is a prescription medication, must have the prescription label current, clearly
legible and adhered on its original pharmacy container, and include the
following information: Student’s name, Medication name, Dosage,
Doctor’s name, and Time and Amount of days to be
Medications that are not completely used or
picked up by the parents on the last day of school will be discarded.
Over the counter (non-prescription)
medications can be supplied by the parent, and only requires a parent’s signature,
it does not require a physician’s signature.
Only the recommended
dosage on the container will be given, higher doses will require a physician’s signature approving this increase.
Colorado State and the School Board Policy #6165 specifies
that a properly completed “Permission To Give Prescription and Homeopathic
Medication Form” must be filled out and signed by the student’s
physician, signed by the parent and remain on file in the school clinic
in order for the school nurse to administer the medication.
Please check with your physician
regarding the necessity for administering medication during school hours
New forms must be completed each
Forms are available for print out
below, or may be picked uAny
questions, please do not hesitate to call the School Nurse