The nurse or any school staff member will not administer any medication either prescribed or over the counter without a medication authorization form completed and signed by a physician or prescriber. All medication supplied to school must be given to the nurse in the original bottle and include: name of medication, dosage and frequency instructions, and student's name.
Title: District Registered Nurse, BSN
Location: Ottawa Hills Elementary School
Phone: 419-536-8329 ext. 2004
Location: Ottawa Hills Junior/Senior High School
Phone: 419-534-5376 ext. 3404
- State-mandated vaccines for school entry in Ohio
- CDC vaccine schedules
- 2023 - Ohio-Mandated Vaccinations
- Recommended child, adolescent immunization schedule (ages 18 or younger)
- Recommended Vaccinations for Preteens and Teens
- 7th grade vaccination requirements: One (1) dose of Tdap vaccine and One (1) dose of Meningococcal vaccine
- 12th grade vaccination requirements: One (1) dose of Meningococcal vaccine
- State of Ohio Legal Immunization Waiver
- All vaccinations required for school entry in the state of Ohio are monitored and tracked by health professionals.
If your student has been diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes the nurse at school requires the following prior to the start of school:
- A completed Diabetes Medical Management Plan signed by the student's physician
- Completed T1D Back to School Checklist
Refer to Diabetes Youth Services for additional information. Navigate the DYS website for additional education and downloadable forms to be used in the school setting (Diabetes Youth Services website)
- Please advise nurse prior to start of school year on any food allergy
- Plan a meeting with nurse to discuss allergies
- Have a medication administration form provided to nurse prior to school entry
- Provide nurse with Epinephrine Pen or other life-saving medication required for child while in school
- Additional resource: Living with food allergies
- Additional resource: EPIPEN4SCHOOLS
- A completed medication administration form, signed by a physician or prescriber of medication, must be provided to the nurse before the student may possess and use an asthma inhaler to alleviate asthmatic symptoms, or before exercise to prevent the onset of asthmatic symptoms.
- A completed authorization for the possession and use of an asthma inhaler must be completed by a physician or prescriber of medication for the student to carry an inhaler.
- Additional resource: Ohio Department of Health Asthma Management Asthma Action Plan
- Additional resource: Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America
- Your child must be fever-free for 24 hours, without the use of any fever reducing medication, before being allowed to return to school.
- Additional resources:
- The Seizure Action Plan must be completed and signed by the physician if there is a medical diagnosis of seizure.
- Provide Nurse with emergency anti-seizure medication
- Plan to meet with Intervention Specialist Director and Nurse to discuss seizure treatment plan at school
- Additional resource: Types of seizures
- Additional resource: Epilepsy Foundation