Health Center Staff: Cassie Wessels, RN
Email Mrs. Wessels
Monday – Friday: 7:30 am-1:30 pm
After 1:30 pm students should visit the Main Office.
|Health Center Forms:|
|Asthma Action Plan|
|Allergy Action Plan|
|Consent to Receive Medications|
|Asthma or Airway Self Administration Consent Form|
|Certificate of Immunization|
Illness Reporting: To report an illness, a parent/guardian must contact the school by 9:30 am. Illness may be reported by email at email@example.com or by telephone at 319-363-1968. Include signs and symptoms or confirmed diagnoses. Students with fever, vomiting, and/or diarrhea should be symptom-free for 24 hours before returning to school.
Immunization Requirements: By state law, incoming 7th graders are required to have: one dose of Tdap (tetanus, diptheria, pertussis) and one dose of meningococcal vaccine before the first day of school. A current immunization certificate from your physician will need to be provided to Regis Middle School. If your student does not have proof of these immunizations on file at Regis, he/she will not be able to start school.
Medications at School: The e-registration completed at the beginning of the year included a section for parental consent for student’s to receive over-the-counter medications as needed at school. These medications include: acetaminophen, ibuprofen, decongestant, cough drops, antacid and anti-histamine. If your student requires other over-the-counter medications or prescription medication, the consent to receive medications form must be completed. Parents must bring the medication in the original over-the-counter packaging or labeled prescription bottle along with the consent form.
Illness Management at School: If a student has a temperature of 100 degrees F or higher, vomiting, and/or diarrhea, the parent/guardian will be contacted for the student to be picked up. Other health conditions may also lead to a student being sent home: general well-being and functioning are important considerations. After evaluation, a decision will be made to do one of the following:
- Provide symptomatic care and the student returns to class.
- Allow the student to rest in the nurse’s office for a brief period and then return to class.
- Call the parent/guardian if the student needs to be sent home.
Students with fever, vomiting and/or diarrhea should be symptom-free for 24 hours before returning to school.