Please use the links below for health forms:
When a student enters a school in KANSAS for the first time, a physical assessment by a physician and immunization forms are required from your physician.
All new students to St. Ann’s (excluding kindergartners) have 30 days from the first day they attended school to bring those forms to the school nurse.
IMMUNIZATIONS/ PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT:
- Kansas state immunizations and a health physical by your physician is required for all children to attend our school.
- Medical exemption for immunization is accepted with an annual letter from your child(ren) physician stating why there is a medical exemption.
- The National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC) and the Vatican's Pontifical Academy for Life have determined at this point in time that there is no Catholic teaching that the use of immunizations is sinful. Thus, schools may not exempt Catholic students from immunizations for religious reasons.
- Each family will be asked to complete and sign an emergency sheet. This information is vital in helping us reach a parent in the event that your child(ren) is/are ill or injured at school.
- If a child suffers an injury at school or becomes so ill that a doctor and/or hospital treatment is indicated, the parents will be notified.
- In case of an emergency where the parent cannot be reached immediately, the student will be transported via ambulance for treatment. A school staff member will accompany the child and take the emergency form. We will continue to try to get in touch with parents until they are personally contacted.
- In case of illness students need to stay home until they are symptom free for 24 hours without medication.
- Once the temperature has remained below 99.5 for 24 hours or vomiting &/ or diarrhea has ceased for 24 hours students may return to school.
- Students who have been diagnosed with strep throat need to be on antibiotics for 36 hours before returning to school. If your child has been diagnosed with a contagious illness, please call the school nurse the day he/she was diagnosed @ 913-660-1106 or email email@example.com
- All medication, prescription or non-prescription is to be brought to the Health Office where they will be kept and dispensed.
- No medications may be kept by students except for inhalers as authorized by your physician.
- Written parental permission is required allowing the school to dispense "over the counter" medications. This must be on file annually for all students. All non-prescription medications will be provided from donated stock.
- Donated stock will be maintained from original, unopened packaged containers.
- The school reserves the right to refuse to dispense any over the counter medications.
- Prescribed medication must be in the original pharmacy container with your child’s name, dosage, prescription number, physician’s name and phone number to be given at school.
- The original bottle will serve as the physician’s order.
- All medication must be accompanied by written permission from parents allowing the school to dispense the medication.
- A physician’s prescription must be provided with any change of dose. Please FAX to the school nurse at (913) 660-1132, or bring to school nurse.
- Throughout the school year our school nurse provides hearing, vision, height, and weight checks.
- Abnormal results are sent home to each family on vision and hearing results.
The school nurse also plans and coordinates instruction on fi human sexuality through our Project Genesis program for 5th grade students. Guest speakers, videos and panel discussions are available to parents.
Our school nurse has an open door policy and welcomes any students or parents to visit or call anytime (660-1106).
- In case of injury or illness when your child's physical activity must be limited for P.E. or recess, please send a note stating this need.
- If the need for restricted activity will last longer than a day or two, a physician's note requesting exclusion from physical exercise or limiting the amount and type of exercise is required.