is the clinic?
are located at the right rear of the building (the auditorium side). You can
come to the clinic through that side door to drop off meds, speak with the
nurse or pick-up your student.
do you need to know about the health of my student?
parents/guardians will be requested to review/update their student’s health
issues (if any) including allergies, current and previous health conditions and
current medications (including those taken at home). Please keep the clinic
updated of health issues, medication changes, extended illness and
hospitalizations during the year. This is important information to keep current
in our records.
health information is shared with the faculty?
alerts such as insulin dependent diabetes, life-threatening allergies, and
seizures are shared with the student’s teachers each semester.
health concerns are shared if this knowledge or lack of knowledge may affect
your student’s health, safety, or educational needs. I respect your wishes in
if my student is ill?
keep you student home if he/she has had a temperature of 100 degrees or higher
within the past 24 hours (giving Tylenol, Advil, or generic equivalents to
lower the temp does not count), if your student is throwing up before school,
if he/she has had diarrhea within the past 24 hours or if he/she is feeling too
ill to come to school.
your student gets ill with any of these symptoms at school, he or she has to go
does my student contact me about illnesses or injuries at school?
student needs to come to the clinic. If you get a text from your student that
he/she is ill, please tell him/her to go to the clinic. Your student
can contact you anytime from the clinic.
can pick up my student?
parent or guardian should pick up a student. If you choose to send a family member
or friend, please speak to us first so we do not keep this person standing in
the clinic while we try to contact you. If your student cannot reach you and
has exhausted every contact number for you and left verbal messages for
you, we will attempt to contact your designated alternates.
if my student drives to school?
your student is ill and needs to go home, we need to speak to a parent or
guardian to allow him/her to drive home. If we are unable to reach you at all
available contact numbers, messages must be left for you and at that time, your
designated alternative can approve the student’s departure from school.
my student excused if he goes home from the clinic?
the clinic sign-out sheet serves as your note for that day only. If you
are told that your student must remain home for the next day, you must provide
a note for the attendance office.
is the proper way to handle medications needed during the school day?
are not allowed to carry medications at school with the exceptions of emergency
medications (inhalers, Epipens and Insulin). All medication must be delivered
to clinic by the parent or guardian, in the original container, with paperwork
stating the full name of the student, the physician’s name, the name of the
medication, the amount of medication to be given, when the medication is to be
given, the length of time the medication is to be given, the reason the
medication is to be given and your signature and date. All prescription
medications and OTC medications to be given more than 15 times also require a
physician signature. District medication/health forms are located on the FBISD
website: https://www.fortbendisd.com/Page/888 Emergency meds have
different forms that must be updated yearly. Please see the nurse at the
beginning of each school year.
should be picked up within 2 weeks of the end of treatment or at the end of the
school year. Medications left at the end of the school year will be discarded.
are responsible for providing and updating the required immunization records for
your student to enter school and remain in school. We send reminders of
upcoming immunization due dates for your convenience.
if my student is injured, temporarily disabled or recovering from an illness or
provide documentation from your physician. We can write a pass for
additional time between classes, contact teachers/coaches about activity
restrictions and other needed classroom interventions. Please keep us informed!
about email communication?
clinic uses SNAP for electronic health record management. This
software can aid in parent communication via email. For confidentiality
purposes the emails are encrypted—a password is required to access the
email. Parents can request the nurse re-send the password. Please
keep this password in a secure location as it will remain the clinic password
throughout the remainder of your child’s education in FBISD.
Please call, email or come by the clinic anytime. You are