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Betty Cramer, RN, BSNSheryl Mitchell,Health SecretaryHealth Room Hours7 AM-3:30 PMPhone: 573-214-3213Fax: 573-214-3399
TESTING FOR COVID-19CPS is offering Covid-19 nasal swab testing for students who are exhibiting symptoms of the virus. You MUST call the triage nurse line to make an appointment. Testing is done at Hickman High School between 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Monday through Friday when school is in session.Call 573-214-3975 to speak to the triage nurseCovid-19Thank you for keeping your student HOME if they test positive for the virus, or if they are identified as a close contact to a person who has tested positive. Please call the health room if your student will be absent due to Covid-19.Staff and students who are ill will be sent home. They may return with written proof of a negative Covid test, after 10 days have passed, or with a note from their health care provider that explains their illness.ATTENTION INCOMING 8TH GRADE STUDENTSThe State of Missouri requires that all 8th grade students receive a Tdap and Meningitis vaccination. If your student will attend summer school, written proof of these two vaccines must be on file with the school nurse by June 10th. All 8th grade students must have written proof of vaccinations on file by August 10 or they will not be able to obtain their 2021-22 school schedule. Please fax or email written proof of these mandatory vaccinations to the school nurse.If your student has been vaccinated against Covid, please notify the health room. A fully vaccinated student does not have to quarantine if they are a close contact to a positive case of Covid-19.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.Your student is allowed to carry a water bottle at school. Please label your water bottle with your name. We have refilling stations throughout the building. Remember to wash your the water bottle often, the dishwasher is ideal to maintain a safe, clean drinking bottle.Please contact the health room if you will need to bring medication for your student to the school. 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.