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Health Office

At our school health office we want to ensure   that all students are healthy and ready to learn.

Our services  contribute to the goals of student education. We provide health care for acute, chronic, episodic and emergency health situations. 

Services range from providing vision and hearing screenings and referrals for medical conditions, administering prescribed medications, emergency medications, specialized procedure treatments and first aid.

Should I send my child to school?

Keep student at home if:

- Fever in last 24 hours
- Vomiting in the last 24 hours
- Diarrhea in the last 24 hours
- Signs of illness that interfere with learning, sleep, activity, or play
- Cold symptoms such as frequent coughing and/or nasal discharge that do not respond to cold medication. 

Send student to school if:

- Fever free for 24 hours without fever medication
- No vomiting in the last 24 hours
- No diarrhea in the last 24 hours
- Minor cold symptoms
- Asthma responsive to medication
- With Medical Doctor clearance following hospitalization, orthopedic injury, or communicable disease.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out directly to our School Health Clerk or School Nurse for assistance.

medication authorization

Student’s requiring medication at school must have the required OUSD forms completed for the medication and on file with the Health Clerk.

The form must be completed and signed by a California Licensed Physician.  Parent signature is required on the back page.

This form is needed for ALL medication, prescription, non-prescription, creams, lotions, and cough drops.

insect allergy

If your child has an insect allergy, please have your Physician complete and sign OUSD forms for insect allergies.   Please provide the health office with any medication your Physician requires the student to have at school.

Food allergy

If your child has a food allergy , please have your Physician complete the OUSD forms for food allergies.  Please provide the health office with any medication your Physician requires the student to have at school.

Orthopedic protocol

If your child has a strain, sprain or fracture and will require any orthopedic device to be used at school, please see the OUSD Orthopedic Protocol: 

Students are not allowed on campus with crutches, splints, wraps, slings, or casts unless they provide a California Licensed Physicians’ note.  Please complete the OUSD Request for Physician's evaluation form, and the OUSD Physical Education Release form and provide the completed forms to the Health Office.

Seizure action plan

If your student has seizures, please take the OUSD Seizure Action plan form to their Neurologist and return it back to the school health office, with any medication ordered for school. This form must be completed and signed by a California Licensed Physician.  Parent signature is required on the bottom of the page.

Contact Herlinda Ahmad  Herlinda Ahmad Health Clerk
Contact Sandra Wort  Sandra Wort School Registered Nurse

Please call or email the Health Clerk or School Nurse directly for an appointment to visit them on campus. 

Health Office #: 760-966-4721
Office Hours: Monday - Friday
7:00am - 2:30pm

School Nurse #: 760-966-4720
Office Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00am - 3:30pm

When a student has a health condition that requires the School Nurse to obtain additional information regarding their current medical condition and/or follow up with physicians orders, the School Nurse will request the OUSD Authorization to Use or Disclosure of Health Information to School Districts form to be completed and returned. These records will be kept confidential and will be used for educational planning and any  health care provided at school.

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