News From the Nurse's Office

November 9, 2018

Please remember to report any DIAGNOSIS of FLU, STREP, MRSA, IMPETIGO, LICE, MEASELES, PERTUSSIS, MUMPS, HEPATITIS, CHICKEN POX, HAND FOOT AND MOUTH, FIFTH DISEASE, SCARLET FEVER..…. We are tracking information reported by parents so we may begin requesting deep cleaning in classrooms that are seeing an increase in cases. We have also began placing our UV light in some classrooms. Please remember: You can spread the flu 1 day before you get sick and up to 5-7 days after you get sick
Illnesses & Antibiotics
Fever, Diarrhea and Vomiting: Students should have 24 hours with no episodes of vomiting or diarrhea before returning to school. Fever: Students should be fever free with no fever reducing medications for 24 hours before returning to school. Please report any contagious illnesses to the clinic such as flu, pink eye, impetigo, strep throat. Antibiotics: These medications can be taken at home. Three times a day can be given before school, after school and before bed….If a medication is necessary at school you MUST bring a SIGNED physician order for it to be given at school along with the medication

Prescription Medications – Antibiotics/Short term

Antibiotics: All doses can be given at home. Medications given 1x, 2x , 3x a day can be arranged around school hours.
Eye Drops: All doses can be given at home, doses can be arranged around school hours.
Prednisone: All doses can be given at home
Nebulizers/Inhalers: If needed can be administered at school. Parents supply medication, and supplies. Burris does have a nebulizer.

The following MUST be met before a prescription medication can be administered at school
• A signed note from the physician with student’s name, DOB and directions for administration
• Medication and note brought to the clinic by the parent
• A signed prescription administration form by parents


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