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Health Services

Amber Folkerts Kelli Welp

Elementary School Nurse Middle School/High School Nurse

641-585-2670 641-585-4772

afolkerts@forestcity.k12.ia.us kwelp@ forestcity.k12.ia.us

Student Health Requirements

Iowa Department of Public Education


Health Requirements to Attend School

Immunization Requirements

Iowa law requires all students to show proof of adequate immunization prior to attending school.

School Procedures

Action/Emergency Plans & Medication

Please notify the nurse if your student has a condition that requires emergency medication.

If your student's provider has completed an Emergency Action Plan, please ensure the nurse has a copy of the plan along with the emergency medication to have available at school.

Medication Administration

NEED TO KNOW

Medication Administration Form

Illness

Children will be sent home from school or should be kept home from school for any of the following:

  • Fever (temperature of 100 or higher)

    • May return after being fever free for 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medication

  • Vomiting or diarrhea

    • May return after 24 hours have past from the last vomit or diarrhea episode

  • Skin eruptions or suspicious rash

    • May return after medical treatment and able to cover the area with bandages

  • Contagious diseases

    • May return per doctor's note or after antibiotic use for 24 hours

COVID-19 symptom screen and return-to-school criteria based upon Iowa Department of Public Health guidelines

Allergy /Diet Modification

NEED TO KNOW

Form

FORMS