Kempner High School Clinic
The clinic is available to service both the students and staff. The health services program is designed to assure a safe, healthy environment that is conducive to learning and to provide professional care for those who become ill or injured while at school.
All medications (prescription and over-the-counter) must be furnished by the parent/guardian in the original container with the proper written authorization. The nurses will administer all medications with the exception of inhalers or epi-pens that a student may need to carry with him/her for emergencies. Students are asked to take daily medications at lunchtime.
When returning to school after an absence, the student must give a note from the parent/guardian explaining the absence to the attendance clerk. Students with a contagious disease requiring a doctor release to return to school should report to the clinic before going to class.
Any student needing assistance getting to classes, due to mobility problems must bring a note from the physician describing the disability and modifications needed. Five minute passes and elevator passes may be issued as needed. The 5-minute pass will have an expiration date. The student should have this pass with him/her and available for inspection at all times.A Registered Nurse is assigned to each elementary and middle school campus while a Registered Nurse and Licensed Vocational Nurse are assigned to each high school campus.The school nurse assists students' physical, mental and social growth by providing a health services program that assesses, evaluates and improves the health of students and staff.Please contact your school nurse regarding your student's health issues and concerns, hospitalizations and/or treatment changes.