Emergency information- In case of emergency each student is required to have on file at the school office the following information:
- Parent(s) or guardian(s) names(s).
- Complete and up-to-date address.
- Home phone and parent(s) work phone.
- Emergency phone number of friend or relative.
- Physician’s name and phone.
- Medical alert information.
We are finding that we do not have current phone numbers and no emergency phone numbers. If your number changes please contact the school with the updated information.
Medication- There may be a need for your child to take medication. If possible we do ask for the medication to be given at home.
There is a medication administration form that would need to be dated and signed.
These forms are available at the school or on the school website. The medication needs to be brought in by an adult and in the original box/packaging with the students’ name written on it. There are some medications that only need to be taken every 12 hours, this is a good choice as it doesn’t interrupt the school day.
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Tdap Vaccination Requirements
Students entering 7th grade will be required to receive a one-time dose of tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine. Tdap can be given regardless of the interval since the last tetanus and diphtheria toxoid-containing vaccine. Approximately 75% of all 13-17 year olds in the United States have already received this vaccine. However, prior to this change, Iowa was one of only 10 states that did not have a Tdap vaccine requirement for secondary school.
Please provide documentation that your incoming 7th grader has received this vaccine anytime between now and the start of school in August. You may turn this documentation into the Lakeview office or have it faxed to us at 856-0641. If your student is in need of receiving the vaccine, it is available from your local primary care provider or Appanoose County Public Health.
Denise Howe, RN
April 2019 Measles Information
A case of measles has been reported in Iowa. This is the first case in our state since 2011 and is a good reminder to make sure that your family’s vaccines are up to date. The measles vaccine is highly effective (the patient with measles was not vaccinated) and all school-aged children should have two MMR doses by the time they start kindergarten.
If a case of the measles is identified in our school, public health officials will require all unvaccinated students and staff to remain at home until 21 days after their last possible exposure to measles. Please Make sure your family is protected. Vaccines save lives.
For more information on measles please visit: https://idph.iowa.gov/cade/disease-information/measles or contact your local health department.
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