Please note the following
school health procedures as we work together to ensure a healthy,
safe environment for all our students:
1. Medications (prescription and over-the-counter) are not
allowed at school unless an
Onslow County Schools "Permission for Prescribed Medication to
Be Given During School Hours" form has been completed by both
the parent and the doctor. This form can be obtained at
school or on the Onslow County website.
Use the following link:
The medication must be brought to the school by an adult;
students may not transport medication.
Prescription medication must be in the original pharmacy labeled
container. Over the counter meds must match the permission
form and be in an unopened container.
2. Hearing, dental, and vision screenings are periodically
done at the school. If there is a concern, you will be
3. Head checks will be conducted at school. If a student
is sent home with head lice, they cannot return to school or ride
the bus until they are rechecked at the school office.
As per Onslow County Schools Board Policy (4230.5), students with a
fever 100° or greater, or with vomiting or diarrhea will be
sent home and may not return until they are free of symptoms for 24
hours (without medication) before they may return to school.
5. If your child has a suspicious rash, they should be
checked by your family physician before returning to school or
riding the bus.
6. It is essential that the nurse and the school have
current emergency telephone numbers to ensure the parent/guardian
will be notified in the event a student becomes ill or
injured. Please update the school whenever contact