Administering of Medication
Guidelines for Student Illnesses
Emergency Transportation Card- Parents who feel their child could present with a medical emergency on the school bus should request an emergency transportation card from the school clinic. The card should be returned to their child's school within (5) five days of receipt.
Scoliosis- Fauquier County Public Schools will provide educational information on scoliosis to parents of students in grades 5-10 within 60 business days after the opening of school (Va. Code 22.1-173.1).
Annual Health Screening: Vision and hearing screening of all kindergartners, third graders, seventh graders, tenth graders, and newly enrolled FCPS students is conducted each fall by the school nurse and clinic volunteers. This is only a brief screening, parents should continually be alert to identify vision or hearing difficulties that indicate need for examination by a specialist.
Health Services: Assesses the health and development, provides nursing interventions, and evaluates student's responses to care.
Health Education: Provides health education to students, staff, and parents.
Healthy Environment: Identifies health and safety concerns in the school environment.
Nutritional Services: Supports healthy food services programs.
Physical Education/Activity: Promotes health and physical education which promotes healthy behaviors.
Counseling/Mental Health: Assesses needs, provides interventions, and refers students to appropriate staff or community agencies.
Parent/Community Involvement: Promotes community involvement in assuring a healthy school.
Staff Wellness: Provides health education and wellness programs to school staff.