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4300 E. Sunrise Drive, Tucson Arizona 85718
Phone number: 520-209-8300 | Fax: 520-209-8520
Attendance Line: 520-209-8318
Counseling Office 520-209-8305
Health Office: 520-209-8304
Athletics Office: 520-209-8412
Registrar: 520-209-8385
School Code: 030476

Ms. Jody Brase
Principal

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Health Services

Staff Photos of Halyna Chirovsky and Jo-Ann Tellez


Welcome

District Health Page

Required Forms for Registering Students

Health Information/Emergency Form

Medication Guidelines

Request for Giving Medication at School

Permission to Carry an Inhaler Form

Permission to Carry an EPI-Pen Form

Diabetes Medical Orders

Diabetes Management Guidelines

Seizure Individual Plan

Parent Seizure Questionnaire

FARE Allergy Action Plan

Additional Health Resources

Should You Keep Your Child Home From School?

Nutrition Guidelines

Injury Prevention & Concussion Info

Drug Abuse Info

Drug Abuse Prevention Info

Clear Choices Information

Flu Facts

Welcome

We are committed to the health, well-being and education of all district students. In addition to teaching and promoting good health habits throughout the district's seven schools, our staff members are charged with maintaining students' immunization records, providing hearing and vision screening tests, helping students who have chronic conditions, and providing emergency care when necessary.

Staff

School Nurse, Halyna Chirovsky R.N., BSN, NCSN, BEd, is available 5 days per week, during school hours of operation, and can be reached for consultation at any time during the school day at (520)-209-8330 or hchirovsky@cfsd16.org.

Health Assistant, Jo-Ann Tellez, is available 5 days per week and may be reached at (520)-209-8304 or jtellez@cfsd16.org.

Immunization Requirements for School Entry

  • Arizona State Law requires parents/guardians to present an immunization record for the student, which is in compliance with Arizona immunization requirements.
  • The record for each vaccine dose must include date and name of doctor or clinic.
  • See the ADHS immunization schedule at www.azdhs.gov/phs/immun/back2school.htm
  • Students may not receive their schedule if their immunizations are incomplete.

Injuries or Illness

Please see the “Should I send my child to school?” document on the Health Office Site for assistance. Treatment is based on the “Emergency and Prevention Guidelines for Schools” and “Communicable Disease” guidelines from The Arizona Department of Health Services.

Vision & Hearing Screening

Annual vision and hearing screenings are part of the CFSD Health program for 9th graders, new to district and support services students.

Medication at School

When it is essential to a student’s health that medicine, including over the counter medicines (O.T.C.), be administered during school hours:

  • There must be a written order from a licensed Arizona health care provider stating the name of the medicine, the dosage and the time it is to be given or the Provider can co-sign on the Parent Request to Give Medication at School form.
  • The Parent Request to Give Medication at School form must be completed, signed by parent and co-signed by the Provider on file.
  • Medication must be FDA approved.
  • The medication must be in the original pharmacy or OTC container.
  • Students are permitted to carry and self-administer Diabetic Medications, EPI-pens and Inhalers with prescription label on it and MD and parental consent.
  • Students are NOT permitted to carry medication on campus. Benadryl for Allergies must be kept in the Health Office.
  • A Registered Nurse manages the supervision of medication administration. In the nurse’s absence, medication may be administered by the Health Assistant or another agent or district employee designated by the principal.

Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen and Antacid (Tums)

  • The school has standing orders for the administration of Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen and Antacid (Tums).
  • Parents must indicate their consent for Acetaminophen and/or Ibuprofen and Antacid (Tums) on the updated Health Information/Emergency form before their student can receive the medication.

Forms

Health History & Emergency Info Form is required by CFSD for all students, completed and signed by Parent/Guardian for the current school year. This information is needed for your student’s health record to provide the appropriate care on a daily and an emergency basis. Please update as information changes.

Allergy Action Plan must be completed/signed yearly by Parent and Physician if student has severe allergies and will self-carry Epinephrine (EPI-PEN, Auvi-Q, etc.) and/or bring medication to the Health Office. Students are not allowed to carry any antihistamines (i.e. Benadryl).

Chronic Health Issues or Serious Illnesses (Diabetes, Seizures, Asthma, Tracheotomy, etc.)Parents/guardians should notify the School Nurse if the student has a serious medical condition and may or may not require specific nursing procedures, forms and medical orders. An appointment with the Nurse prior to the new school year is necessary to establish appropriate Health Care Plans of Action and receive appropriate Health Care Provider orders forms. See left side bar for additional health forms. Exclusion/Exemption form for Chronic Health Conditions can only be obtained from the Nurse. Contact: Nurse Halyna Chirovsky at: hchirovsky@cfsd16.org or phone: 520-209-8330 or direct fax: 520-209-8525.

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