The Health Room at Truman Middle School
Important Health Reminders & Information
· Does your student
have a health concern
(asthma, diabetes, seizures, severe allergies, etc.)? If so, please contact the school nurse right away. Medical care plans, rescue inhalers,
epipens, etc. are required and must be in place by the first day of school for
your student to attend.
are not allowed to bring medications to school without a doctor’s note! This includes Tylenol, Ibuprofen,
cough drops, antibiotics, and any over-the-counter or prescription drugs. All medications at school
require a signed doctor’s note (new note
needed each year) and must be brought to
the health room by an adult.
· Truman MS has a “24-hour rule” for vomiting and
fevers. Any student that vomits
and/or has a temperature of 100+ degrees, they must stay home until they are symptom free for 24-hours without the aid
of medication. Please help us
keep other students healthy by keeping these sick kids home.
· Crutches, walking boots, ace wraps, and/or a wheelchair at school requires
a doctor’s note.
Without a doctor’s note, students will not be allowed to use the
device(s) until a note is received.
· If your child plans on playing sports, have
your doctor complete a sports physical form asap. Sports physicals are required each year for
students to participate in school sports. Middle School physical forms found at: www.tacoma.k12.wa.us/information/departments/athletics.
· Vision and hearing screening will be Monday November 16th,
2015 f or all 7th
graders. Please make sure your student brings his/her glasses!
· Please have a CURRENT and working
phone number on file. It is very
important that the Health Room be able to reach you should your child become
sick or injured. To update your
information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
the Truman Health Room @ (253)571-5633 if you have any questions.
Truman School Nurse