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Onslow County Schools

  Health Services

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: http://images.pcmac.org/Uploads/OnslowCounty/OnslowCounty/Divisions/Forms/Medication%20Administration%20Form.pdf 

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 notified.

 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.

           4. 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 information changes.

 Thank You!

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