If you need help with medical resources such as vision care, medical supplies, or medications, please reach out to the Bear Creek Campus Nurse, Kimberly Wheeler either by email or phone.
Children may not carry medicine with them at school-not even cough drops. If your child needs medicine at school, send a note completed by a parent or the physician plus the medicine in the original container. You or your child may drop it off in the clinic before going to class. Some medicines CANNOT be brought to school by your child. Controlled substances, such as ADHD medicine requires parent arrangements for dropping off and picking up from school.
The official form may be obtained from the school nurse or found at the Katy ISD website:
www.katyisd.org or go to the Quick links drop down box, then Health Services for the forms.
See the required list on the Requirements for Registration page at katyisd.org. Do not wait until August to start on these. Please call the school nurse with questions
24 Hour Rule
Students who demonstrate signs and symptoms of illness or a possible communicable disease should be referred to the school clinic for further assessment. Those with an elevated temperature of 100 degrees or above or those who vomit of have diarrhea must be isolated and sent home. The student must be fever free without fever-reducing medication for 24 hours before he/she can be allowed back in school. Those excluded to vomiting or diarrhea must also be free of symptoms without the use of preventative medications before being allowed back in school. The 24 hour period is used as the standard length of time to determine if indeed symptoms have subsided.
Change of Clothes
Please pack an extra set of clothing, including underwear and socks, in a plastic bag for your little one. Keep it tucked in the backpack. It is comforting to have your own clothes in case of an accident. Accidents happen and clothes are no longer kept in the clinic.
Flat, closed-toe shoes with Velcro or lace up are much safer than sandals and flip flops and help to prevent injuries.