Health Services

Welcome to Health Services

Health Services are managed by Carol Inniss, BSN, RN, who is a certified school nurse with many years of experience in nursing, pediatrics and school health. Our school clinics are staffed through the school day by healthcare paraprofessionals. Our goal is to assist students with health issues that impact their participation in the education program.
Please scroll down through the items below for information on currrent health topics.  Over on the right side are links to downloadable forms and flyers. 
Carol Inniss, BSN, RN, School Nurse

How can Health Services help parents?

When Students are Ill   Please click on this link if you are not sure if your child should attend school due to possible illness.
Health Screenings:  Health Services provides the following screenings.  If your child does not pass the screening, a referral letter will be sent to you. 
  • Distance Visual Acuity is done on students in Preschool, KG, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11th grades.  
  • Hearing screening is done on students in Preschool, KG, 1, 3, 5, 9 and 11th grades.
  • Posture screening is done on all 7th grade students.
  • Lice screenings are done on close contacts of a student who has been identified as having this condition.

Information on Head Lice

Click on the links below for helpful information if your child has head lice or has been exposed to head lice.
Click here for a presentation on Head Lice.

Immunization Requirements for the 2019-20 school year.

FOR 7TH GRADERS:  All students entering 7th grade are required to have one dose of Meningococcal vaccine and one dose of Tdap (Tetanus, Diptheria and Pertussis) prior to the start of the school year in August 2019.  

FOR SENIORS:  In addition, all students entering the 12th grade are required to have two doses of Meningococcal vaccine prior to the start of the school year in August 2019.  If a student received their first dose after their 16th birthday, then just one dose is required.   

Click on this link for more information on this deadly disease and the vaccine that can prevent it.  .Meningococcal Vaccine and Disease Q & A
Your healthcare provider can administer these vaccines or you can contact the Cuyahoga County Board of Health at 216-201-2041 for an appointment at one of their clinics. 
If your child has already had these vaccines, please provide an updated vaccine record to the school either by fax, scan or sending in a copy with your student to drop off at the Clinic. 
Additionally, click on this link for an important news story about the rising rates of measles in our country.
Please contact Mrs. Inniss, RN, School Nurse for any questions at

When Filling Your Child's Prescriptions for School

When supplying prescriptions to the school, we must have the medication in the bottle as it came from the pharmacy.  If you need to keep medication at home, please put the home supply in a separate bottle so that school can have the current prescription bottle.  These are rules stipulated in the law for medication in school.

Immunization Information for School Attendance

Click on this link for information on affordable vaccines.

Allergy Information

Students with Asthma

If school staff need to give your child asthma medication
Description of steps to follow in assisting your student with asthma

Physician's Statement of Exam

A new form is required every 13 months for preschool attendance.
This is very helpful to provide information to school staff on your child's health.
This form was sent home if your child was not able to pass the vision screening in school and a suggestion has been made for followup with a vision professional.
Eye exam performed for an Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
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