Health Office

School Nurse: Sarah Cowan          

To Be Determined

Health Assistant: Rena Littleton          Hours: To Be Determined

Phone: 612-668-3765                  Fax: 612-668-3770

Attendance Line: 612-668-3765   If your child will be absent, please leave a message giving your child's name and reason for absence.

***Parents:  Medication Authorization Forms must be filed every year for any child that needs to take any medication during school (including over-the-counter medications).  Forms are available in the office or downloadable below.  Also see Taking Medicine in School, below.

 Commonly Used Forms
Click on this link to download these commonly used forms:

  • Medication Consent Form
  • Annual Health Information Form
  • Immunization Documentation Form
  • Physical Exam Form

 Illness and Communicable Disease

A child should not come to school (and will be sent home) for

  • a fever of 100 degrees F (orally) or higher in the past 24 hours WITHOUT fever-reducing medication
  • vomiting or diarrhea in the past 24 hours
  • an undiagnosed skin rash
  • untreated live head lice

Please notify the school if your child has a contagious condition like chicken pox, strep throat or head lice.  Click on the heading above for more information and specific guidelines for various communicable diseases.

Immunizations Needed for School

To go to school in Minneapolis, students must prove that they are up to date with their immunizations or that they are exempt from the requirements for medical reasons or the beliefs of the parent/guardian.  Click on the link above for more details on what is required.

Taking Medicine in School

Students who require medication to ge given during the school day must have written consent from a parent/guardian and health care provider.   Click on the link above for specific medication policies and procedures, and for medication consent forms.