• boy with crutchesInjuries and Hospital Visits
     
    INJURIES/EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS—All students who are injured, whether at home, school, or during recreations sports require written medical clearance for the doctor to return to school.  Students who are seen/treated in the emergency room should obtain a written note from the doctor stating that the student is able to attend/return to school.  The emergency room discharge papers do not qualify as a doctor’s note and do not provide clearance to return to school.  When returning to school, the student is to report to the main office, with the doctor’s note, prior to going to the classroom.

     

    Students who return to school with casts, air casts crutches, splints, arm slings, wheelchairs, walkers, canes and/or immobilizers require a written doctor’s note that includes:

    1.       Student may return to/attend school

    2.       Any restrictions from physical education and lunch/class recess

    3.       Confirmation from the physician that the student has been properly instructed in the use of crutches, walker, cane, or wheelchair if applicable

     

     STITCHES/STAPLES: Students who return to school with stitches should provide a written note from the doctor that includes:

    1.       Student may return to/attend school

    2.       Any restrictions for physical education and lunch/classroom recess

     

    SURGICAL PROCEDURES:  Any students who return to school after a surgical procedure, require a written doctor’s note that includes:

    1.       Student may return to/attend school

    2.       Any restrictions for physical education and lunch/class recess