Screenings, Medical Procedures and Medication Information
The school district coordinates with the Florida Department of Health-Collier County to provide state-mandated health screenings. If you do not wish your child to participate in one or more health screenings, you must notify the school in writing prior to the screening date. Click here to access the form: English Spanish Creole. The Department of Health also provides school-age immunizations free of charge.
Other partners providing health-related services to students:
- Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami provides vision screenings for students in grades K-8 in Title 1 schools. Free eye examinations and two (2) pairs of glasses, if needed, are provided for students that are referred based on the screening.
- University of Florida, College of Dentistry- Dental screening of all students in grade 3. Dental sealants for first and second grade students at select schools.
- Health Care Network, Ronald McDonald Care Mobile- Dental sealants for second grade students at select schools.
Medications: Daily and EmergencyIf a student requires daily or emergency medication during the school day, a District Medication Authorization Form must be completed and signed by the health care provider each school year. The parent must bring all medications to the school with the completed medication authorization form. Medications must be in the original container and labels must match the health care provider’s order. Click here to access Medical Forms.
Nursing Procedures at School
Please inform the school nurse if your child requires any special nursing procedures such as diabetes care, tube feeding, catheterization, etc. Please have the appropriate form completed by your child’s healthcare provider, and bring it to school with any supplies that are needed for the procedure. Click here to access Medical Forms.