Information from the NurseWelcome to Northside Middle School. My name is Beth Ballard and I am a Registered Nurse. I look forward to providing health care for your child(ren). If you need to contact me please call (812)376-4270 between 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.You may also email me at firstname.lastname@example.orgHave a happy and healthy day.ATTENTION PARENTS
IMMUNIZATIONS ARE REQUIRED BY INDIANA STATE LAW TO BE UP TO DATE.
IF YOU HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED THAT YOU ARE NOT IN COMPLIANCE, PLEASE GET YOUR CHILD IMMUNIZED!
For more information, go to www.bcsc.k12.in.us/Immunizations.Too sick for School?
When your child is not feeling well, deciding whether to send them to school or keep them home can be difficult. Here are some simple guidelines to help make that decision a little easier. If you have further questions, don’t hesitate to contact your physician.
FEVER: temperature of 100 degrees or moreNo return until temperature under 100 degrees without medicine for the last 24 hoursVOMITING: vomiting two or more times in 24 hoursDIARRHEA: two or more episodes of diarrhea in the last 24 hoursEYES: thick mucus or pus draining from the eye or pink eye (conjunctivitis)No return until 24 hours after beginning antibiotic eyedropsHEAD LICE: may not return to school until they have been treated and seen by the nurse.SKIN: unknown rashes or skin lesions (open sores)CHICKEN POX: must remain at home until all pox are scabbed over and dry
**If your child is diagnosed with strep throat, impetigo, conjunctivitis, fifth’s disease, chicken pox or any other communicable condition, please report this to the school nurse as soon as possible.