SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES  

The  HEALTH OFFICE  (A313) is open: 7:30 a.m. to 2:40 p.m. for students with acute and chronic health issues and/or routine first aid (If the office is closed and assistance is needed outside of these hours please see and Administrator, Front Desk, or House Assistant).

Student dismissal through the health office require a nurse to assess for illness or injury.  Students will only be dismissed home with parental permission.

HEALTH OFFICE REQUIREMENTS : 

Yearly parent permission is required for “over the counter medication” see Student Health Emergency Information Form

Student Health and Emergency Information Form

MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION

All medication will be stored and dispensed through the Health Office.

If it becomes necessary for a student to take any form of medication at school, a written authorization from the parent, a medication order from a licensed prescriber, and the pharmacy labeled container must be presented to the school nurse.  Under certain circumstances, in consultation with the school nurse, a student may self-administer asthma inhalers, insulin, or Epi-pens® during the school day.  An updated action plan with Practitioner authorization for student to self administer and a parent authorization form is need.  Any medications that are not picked up by the last day of school will be destroyed. Contact your school nurse for more information.

Prescriber Authorization for Prescription Medication Administration Form

Parent Authorization for Prescription Medication Administration Form

L-S Asthma Action Plan

L-S Allergy Action Plan

L-S Seizure Action Plan

HEALTH SCREENINGS:

Lincoln Sudbury provides health screenings for students as required by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. This includes  postural screenings for 9th graders, as well as vision, hearing and BMI screening for 10th graders.  If your student is under care for scoliosis or you wish to opt out please use the form below.

Health Office Posture Screen Form Refusal 6 2014

State law requires that all 10th grade students have a physical examination by their private physician and that the results be filed in their health record.

MA School Immunization Requirements 2016 2017

EXEMPTIONS FROM WELLNESS

If a student is excused from a Wellness class, a signed and dated letter from a health care provider must be on file in the Health Office.