Welcome to Nurse Betty's page!Betty Cramer, RN, BSNSheryl Mitchell,Health SecretaryHealth Room Hours7 AM-3:30 PMPhone: 573-214-3213Fax: 573-214-3399
DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE CITY OF COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A FACE MASK ORDINANCE. ALL ADULTS AND STUDENTS WHO ENTER JEFFERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL BE EXPECTED TO WEAR A CLOTH FACE MASK AT ALL TIMES. PLEASE SEND AN EXTRA MASK WITH YOUR STUDENT IN A CLEAN BAG AND LABEL ALL MASKS WITH THEIR NAME. WASH YOUR MASK EVERY DAY!CONTACT THE HEALTH ROOM STAFF IF YOUR STUDENT IS UNABLE TO COMPLY WITH THE FACE MASK ORDINANCE.FLU SHOT CLINICFriday October 23 from1 PM-3 PMBoone County Health Department staff will be at Jefferson Middle School to give your student a free flu shot! If you completed the consent form electronically with student registration, the nurse will have the form. If you have not completed the flu shot form, you may complete the form and send it to the nurse via email or fax. Be sure to complete the form and SIGN THE BOTTOM!Contact the health room and a copy of the flu shot consent can be emailed to you.Students will enter JMS through the Media center door on Hickman Avenue. There will be people directing traffic and assisting you with parking. In order to limit the number of people in the school, the parent or guardian will be directed to a parking area while the student enters the building, receives their flu shot, and meets the adult at their car.A Headache is a real Pain!Middle school students can carry a one day supply of over the counter pain relievers like Tylenol or Ibuprofen in a bottle with the manufacturers label, as well as cough drops. Students often come to the health room complaining of a headache. The school nurse can not give your student any medication that is not prescribed by a physician in writing.Please contact the health room if you will need to bring medication for your student to the school. Visitors are strictly limited. The health room will arrange a time for you to bring medication to the school and complete the paperwork.A PARENT MUST BRING ANY CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE MEDICATION TO THE NURSE, SUCH AS ADHD MEDICATION.