Nurse/Clinic

Kinsa FLUency Program
 
Our school won a spot in a public health program that provides free smart thermometers to everyone that wants to participate! This program and these thermometers will help us track and prevent the spread of contagious illness in classrooms this flu season.
 
The deadline has been extended until OCT 31, 2019! 
 
 
 

Medication Policy

Please complete the Medication Authorization Form for the school nurse to administer medication during school hours.

Medication must be dropped off by a parent or guardian. Medication CANNOT be transported by a student to or from school. 

 

IF it is a PRESCRIPTION medication and/or an OTC given 10 or more consecutive days, your doctor must complete and sign the middle section titled: "PHYSICIANS: PLEASE WRITE ORDER FOR SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION" AND a parent/guardian must sign the lowest boxes. 

 

IF it is an OVER THE COUNTER (OTC) medication, only a parent must sign. 

 

Please note these important points: 

 

  • Only Health Care Providers with Prescription Authority in Texas can prescribe medications and treatments.
  • The following medications require an order from a Health Provider with Prescribing Authority in Texas include:
    • All prescription medication
    • Non-prescription medication given more than 10 consecutive days
    • Non-prescription medication when dosage is more than dosage on container
  • Changes in the administration of prescription drugs including dose and time must be in writing from the physician. Discontinuance must be in writing from the parent/guardian and/or physician.
  • Changes in the administration of non-prescription medications must be in writing from the parent/guardian and/or physician.
  • Medication orders are valid only for the current school year.
  • Only those medicines appropriate for that age child will be administered.
  • Medications from foreign countries will not be accepted or administered by the school nurse or the principal's designee.
 
WANT TO VOLUNTEER?
 
If you would like to volunteer to help in the clinic, please visit https://tomball.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1801 to fill out an application. 
Next, fill out the clinic confidentiality form and return to the Nurse. 
You must be cleared before you can volunteer.  Thank you so much to our parents all ready to volunteer!!