The Health Office at University High School is staffed by Azita Ghaderifard, School Nurse, with assistance of other qualified UNI office personnel.
If you need to contact the health office staff regarding your child’s health issues, you may call 949-936-7611, fax 949-936-7609 or e-mail them at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please provide health office with doctor note and / or clearance to return to school from a medical doctor if your child has been absent several days for any illness, if you child has been admitted to hospital for any physical or emotional health issues, if your child has visited emergency room for any reason, if your child is required to use any durable medical equipment at school ( wheel chair, crutches, Holter monitor, etc. ), or if they are being excused from physical education for any period of time due to health issues.
Please remember to include the school nurse in any e-mail you send to the teachers, counselors or assistant principals regarding your student that has health related information.
Student should stay home:
- For a temperature of 100 degrees or above.
- Student must be fever-free without fever-reducing medication (such as Tylenol or Motrin) for at least 24 hours before returning to school.
- Vomiting and/or diarrhea. Student may return to school 24 hours after last episode
- Uncontrollable, persistent or infectious cough ( if your student suffers from asthma or other similar respiratory conditions, a doctor’s note is required to return to school)
- Suspected communicable disease (i.e. chicken pox, lice)
- Suspected infectious diseases such as eyes (i.e. conjunctivitis), nose (i.e. sinusitis), throat (i.e. strep throat), skin (i.e. scabies), or Respiratory (i.e. COVID, Flu, Bronchitis)
- A rash of unknown origin – student may return to school when written authorization is received from the healthcare provider
- Students must stay home for the first 24 hours after start of antibiotic therapy for an infection
IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND LINKS:
- Health guidelines for school attendance
- Home - School Illness or Injury Communication Letter
- Parent Request for the administration of prescription and / or nonprescription medication during school hours and on campus
- Medication Policy
- Health insurance for children
- IUSD Health Services Home Page
- Immunizations required to attend school
- Important Covid-19 health and safety guidelines and reminders
- Physician recommendations for PE and other physical activities