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Meningococcal Vaccine Information

Apr 14, 2023

Hi Parents,   Yesterday your student was sent home with a packet regarding the Meningococcal Vaccine. Kansas Law requires that students entering Grade 11 be vaccinated for Meningococcal Disease.  Please click on the links to view the packet.  Vaccine Information Vaccine Information (Espanol)   If you have any questions, please contact your primary care provider or the school nurse at 620-356-3655.

USD 214 Offering Flu and Covid Testing

Dec 6, 2022

Dear Parents, With the flu season upon us, we are asking for your help to stop and decrease the spread of germs and illnesses in our schools. Students can be in close proximity to each other and share illnesses easily. We are trying to maintain a healthy student population and your help is much appreciated.  Please keep your child home if they are sick or if they have any of the following: Fever of 100.4° F or higher May return to school when fever free for 24 hours without the use medication . . .

KDHE Covid-19 Survey

Apr 20, 2022

KDHE is undergoing a review of the COVID-19 Testing Programs implemented in schools across the state this past year.  They would like to hear from parents and the community regarding the testing program our district participated in this past year. All the information is confidential, and your participation is voluntary. Please fill out this 5-minute anonymous multiple-choice survey by the end of April. The link is:  https://kdheks.co1.qualtrics. com/jfe/form/SV_ 25YgY8EcgEz12wS Spanish link:    . . .

Covid-19 Illness Information for Parents

Jul 28, 2020

  Attention Parents USD #214 places the health and safety of your students and our staff as a top priority. Due to the pandemic of CoVid-19, several safety measures have been put in place to meet this priority. USD #214 requests that you follow the recommendations below: The district will be following the most current health recommendations in place by the Grant County Health Department. Update all contact information and notify the school office as soon as phone numbers and addresses . . .

Stop the Spread of Germs

Mar 10, 2020

Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. Learn when and how you should wash your hands to stay healthy. Wash Your Hands Often to Stay Healthy You can help yourself and your loved ones stay healthy by washing your hands often, especially during these key times when you are likely to get and spread germs: Before, during,  and  after  preparing food Before  eating food Before  and  after  caring for someone at home who is . . .

Head Lice Information

Oct 2, 2019

An infestation of head lice can bring on a wide range of emotional responses, ranging from embarrassment to guilt to rage. Parents and caregivers can experience much frustration than can lead to anger and blame, especially toward the school. The facts show head lice to be more of a social issue rather than a serious health concern. Current research indicates that most lice infestations are rarely contracted in the school setting. Head lice are primarily transmitted by direct head-to-head contact. An example of this would be . . .

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Illness Policy

Sep 5, 2015

Dear Parents, The beginning of a new school year is always exciting for our students and the staff.  We want our students to be able to attend school every day, but unfortunately germs seem to follow the students to school.  It is our aim to provide effective care for your students when they become ill.   This is a good time to remind all parents of the District Policy concerning illness and the protocol families should follow.  This year, there are several students in the schools who are . . .

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Scoliosis Screenings

May 21, 2015

Beginning the school year of 2015/2016, the school nurses will no longer perform Scoliosis Screenings.  If there are concerns about your child having Scoliosis, please see your child's primary physician.

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Health Requirements for New Students

Jun 13, 2012

      IMMUNIZATIONS All immunizations must be taken to the USD #214 School Nurse Office, 111 S. Baughman, for analysis and record keeping purposes. The School Nurse Office will give each parent a check off sheet of paper with initials showing evidence of their visit to the School Nurse Office.  This paper should then be taken to the school the student is enrolling in. New students will NOT be enrolled without this form showing that all immunizations are complete.   . . .