When to Call Your Child's School Nurse

In order to meet the health care needs of your child, we strongly encourage parents to call the school nurse whenever:

  • Your child is diagnosed with a new medical condition
  • Any change in health condition related to an existing medical condition
  • Newly prescribed medication and/or changes in current medications
  • Serious injury, illness or hospitalization
  • Your child is diagnosed with a contagious/infectious disease
  • Any significant recent changes in home environment that may affect your child at school
  • You have questions about your child’s care during school hours