Health Services

HISD NURSING STAFF

Campus Name Ext. Email
East Elementary Karen Aldredge, R.N. 1618 kaldredge@hisd.com
 
North Elementary Donna Harley, L.V.N. 1330 dharley@hisd.com
Kristie Bearden, Medical Assistant 1330 kbearden@hisd.com
 

Intermediate 4

Intermediate 5



Cindy Baldridge, L.V.N.

2539

1868

 

cbaldridge@hisd.com

 
Jr. High Kimberly McGarvey, R.N. 2010 kmcgarvey@hisd.com
Leslie Nealy, Medical Assistant 2042 lnealy@hisd.com
 
High School JoAnne Ford, R.N. 4038 jford@hisd.com
Janet Ross, Medical Assistant 4144 jross@hisd.com
 
       

 

ALLERGIES, ASTHMA AND EPIPENS

ASTHMA

 


 

ALLERGIES AND EPI PENS

 


 

FOOD ALLERGIES

 


 

MEDICATION POLICY

 


 

IMMUNIZATIONS

AFFIDAVITS

  • Have your physician complete and sign the asthma care plan. This plan must be updated annually. Your physician also needs to complete and sign the self carry/administration section of the care plan to enable your student to self carry their asthma inhaler while at school or attending a school sponsored event.

    Click HERE for ASTHMA CARE PLAN

    All students with a life threatening (anaphylactic) allergy, requiring an Epi Pen must have on file an Allergy Care Plan. This plan must be updated annually and requires a physician's signature allowing the student to self carry their personal Epi Pen.

    Click HERE for ALLERGY CARE PLAN

    HB 742 address food allergy information. Parents must disclose at the time of registering their child for school that the student has a known food allergy. The bill outlines:

    A physician's statement must be on file with Food Services before substitutions can be made for you child's meal. Please contact HISD Food Services at extension 5552.

    Click HERE for the FOOD SUBSTITUION FORM

      • definitions of severe food allergy
      • who is able to disclose such information to enable a district to take any necessary precautions regarding the child's safety
      • specify the food to which the child is allergic
      • the nature of the allergic reaction
      • maintenance of the confidential information
      • appropriate school personnel to inform
      • physician documentation
      • entering such information into the student record

    Click HERE for MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION FORM (English)

    Click HERE for MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION FORM (Espamnol)

      • A parent or guarding must bring all medication, regardless if the medication is prescription or over-the-counter medication, to the nurse's office to be signed in. Only a parent or guardian will be allowed to pickup medication from the nurse's office.
      • Medication must be in the original container whether prescription or over-the-counter.
      • All medication given at school requires a signed parental consent form.
      • Students may not carry on their person any medication except for the following: asthma medication and Epi-Pens with the appropriate documentation current and on file in the campus nurse's office.

    Immunization requirements for the 2016-2017 school year are posted on the Texas Department of State and Health Services website.

    Click HERE to view the Immunization schedule.

    Obtaining a vaccine exemption form for reasons of conscience may be obtained by parents in writing or via a secure online request form by contacting the Department of State Health Services.

    Department of State Health Services
    Immunization Branch (MC 1946)
    P.O. Box 149347
    Austin, TX 78714-9347
    FAX (512) 458-7544
    Secure online request form for exemption affidavit:
    https://corequest.dshs.texas.gov/

    Admission to school may not be allowed until the exemption form is on file with the campus nurse. The original affidavit must be on file in the student's health file. Copies of the affidavit are not acceptable.

 


 

HISD FORMS REGARDING HEALTH ISSUES