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As the school nurse, my greatest priority is keeping your child safe and healthy. In order to do this, I need your help. I cannot properly treat what I do not know. Please inform me of your child’s pertinent medical information and help me to create an Individual Health Plan (IHP) for your child. I also need to know how to reach you in case of an illness or emergency. Please keep your contact information updated. I must also follow rules set by the Minnesota State Legislature, Minnesota Department of Health, and the Kimball School Board in regards to immunizations and medication policies. Please see appropriate links for details.

There are many duties that I attend to as your child’s nurse.

I attend to:

  • first aid assessment and treatment
  • medication administration
  • vision and hearing screening
  • health education
  • Individual Health Plan development and implementation
  • early childhood screening


I love being your child’s nurse and will always do my best to make their school experience a positive one. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to make this possible.

Thank you

MDH Coronavirus For Schools 
https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/schools.html

LIST OF COVID-19 RESOURCES

Minnesota Department of Public Health MDH has set up a COVID-19 public hotline that is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The hotline number is 651-201-3920. information about coronavirus can be found

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coronavirus 2019 Travelers Information

Pandemic Readiness Planning Information

Handwashing and Instant Hand Sanitizer Video

The Safe Sneeze by Myth Busters

School Based CBT Recommendations
The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends school-based cognitive behavioral therapy programs to
prevent or reduce depression and anxiety symptoms among school-aged children and adolescents. Click here or visit https://www.thecommunityguide.org/content/school-based-cognitive-behavioral-therapy-programs?deliveryName=USCDCCG_10-DM7976 to learn more.

GUIDLINES FOR KEEPING YOUR CHILD HOME FROM SCHOOL 

Parents often wonder whether their child should stay home or attend school when they have symptoms of a mild illness. The following guidelines are intended to help with this decision.


For more complete information on when to keep your child home, please refer to  this document.

Please call the school attendance line each day your child is absent due to illness.
School attendance line = 320-398-7700


STUDENT HEALTH

Please call the school nurse or building secretary if you need assistance locating student health forms and information.