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Katy Independent School District

Morton Ranch Junior High

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Nurse News

Nurse:  Grace Mejia, RN
Email: gracemejia@katyisd.org 

Nurse Asst.:Patricia Kotzur

Hours: 8:45-3:55
Phone: 281-237-7409
Fax: 281-644-1671 ​

Immunizations and Clinic Documentation

Please refer to the KISD Health Services link to the far right for the most up to date immunization and clinic documentation requirements.

The State of Texas requires the following immunizations for entrance to 7th grade:

  • Tdap (Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis booster within the past 5 years
  • MCV4 (Meningococcal on or after the student's 11th birthday)


Additional information is available on the Texas Department of State and Health Services website

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 100.0 degrees or above, vomiting, or have diarrhea must be isolated and sent home. Students are not allowed to return to school until they are symptom free for 24 hours without the use of medications.

Sick Students With Cell Phones​

​Students who contact their parents/guardians by personal cell phone for medication, illness, or injury that has not been assessed by the nurse will be handled through Attendance and, if taken home, will be dismissed as a parent excused absence.​

Medicine at School

All medications (prescription and nonprescription) brought to the school must be taken to the school clinic immediately upon arrival. Students may transport prescription/nonprescription medication to and from school as long as the medication is not a controlled substance. Students may not be in possession of any prescription or nonprescription drug on school grounds during school hours unless officially authorized by the campus nurse for possession and self-administration of a prescription medication for asthma, anaphylaxis, or diabetes. The following procedures are to be followed regarding medications:

  1. All prescription drugs dispensed through a physician's office must be in their original pharmacy container or packing and labeled by the pharmacist or physician. The label must include:

    • The student's name.

    • The physician's name.

    •  The name and strength of the drug.

    • Amount of drug to be given.

    • Frequency of administration.

    • Date prescription was filled. 

  2. All nonprescription drugs must be in their original container. The written request for administration of these over-the counter drugs, made by parent, guardian, or physician, must contain the following:

    • Full name of student.

    • Name of drug.

    • Amount of drug to be given. 

    • Scheduled hours when the drug is to be given. 

    • Reason drug is to be given.

    • Date.

    • Appropriate signature.

  3. Natural and/or homeopathic-like products, not FDA approved, will not be dispensed in the school setting by school district personnel.​


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