Health & Wellness

CLINIC HOURS 9:00am - 2:00pm MON-FRI

Nurse Notes & Reminders 
Attention 6th grade parents & students as you get check-ups this year please see the reminder below...

All incoming 7th graders are required, by Ohio school law to show proof of the Tdap vaccine (to protect from Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis) and the Meningococcal vaccine (to protect from Meningitis) prior to the first day of 7th grade.

The Stark County Heath Department has vaccination clinics that are by appoitment only and can be reached at 330-493-9914

Please provide an updated copy of your child's complete shot record when getting any vaccinations.  Shot records can also be faxed to the school at 330-494-3226
Deciding when a child is too sick to go to school can be a difficult decision for parents to make. Often, the way a child looks and acts can make the decision an obvious one.

Please consider these guidelines: 

1. Appearance, Behavior- unusually tired, pale, lack of appetite, confused or unusually irritable.

2. Eyes - thick mucus or pus drainage, matted eyes after sleep, eye pain or eye redness. If your child is diagnosed with conjunctivitis (pink eye) he/she may return to school 24 hrs after the first dose of medication.

3. Fever - Temperature of 100 degrees F or higher. The child must be fever free (without the use of fever reducers) for 24 hrs.

4. Greenish nose discharge and/or chronic cough - These conditions should be seen by a health care provider.

5. Sore throat - Especially with fever or swollen glands in the neck (if diagnosed with strep throat the child may return to school 24 hrs. of antibiotic treatment)

6. Diarrhea/vomiting - A child with diarrhea and/or vomiting should stay home and return to school only after being symptom free for 24 hrs.

7. Rash - Common infectious diseases with rashes are most contagious in early stages. A child with a suspicious rash should return to school only after seen by a health care provider.

8. Chicken Pox - Children must stay home for five (5) days after the onset of blisters, or until all pox are scabbed over and dry.

A sick child cannot learn effectively and is unable to participate in classes in a meaningful way. Keeping a sick child home prevents the spread of illness in the school community and allows the child to recover.
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