General Information About District Health
Letter Regarding Important Changes for 2013-2014
Head Lice Information
Exclusion for Fever
Student Emergency Forms
Automatic Exteral Defibrillators (AED) / Emergency Response
Request to be Excused from Physical Education
General Information About District Health Services
Click Below for Important Changes to District Health Information for 2013-2014.
Updated Head Lice Information for Parents
Updated Guideline for Exclusion for Fever
West Nile Virus Parent Letter and Fact Sheet: English / Spanish
Our students are our most valuable resource. In recognition of that, Plano ISD
provides a registered nurse at each campus. The school nurse serves as a liaison between school personnel, family, community and healthcare providers to advocate for student health and a healthy school environment.
School nursing is a professional registered nursing specialty that involves identification, assessment, prevention, and intervention to remedy or modify students' health needs. The nurses' goal is to promote the optimum health of students and the students' abilities to achieve their individual educational goals.
Nurses monitor required immunizations, perform mandated health screenings, track communicable diseases, plan for emergencies and provide direct care to students. Please use the links to the right to learn more about the Plano ISD School Health Services.
Benefits and Risk Management Department
District Health Office
2201 W. Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, Tx 75023
Fax (469) 752-5996
District Health Team by Campus: 2013-2014 School Year
Student Emergency Forms
Parents/guardians are required to complete and sign an Emergency Form each year. This provides us with parent and alternate contact information and basic medical information in the event of a medical emergency at school or a school-related activity. Parents/guardians are urged to include information about pre-existing medical conditions, allergies, and medications, etc. on this form. The Emergency Form is updated annually before the school year begins and anytime there is a change to your contact information through the Parent Portal.
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) / Emergency Response
Each school has at least one (1) automated external defibrillator (AED), and a five (5) member emergency response team. The team has a drill at least once a semester. Each AED is equipped with both adult and pediatric electrode pads.
All campuses have an emergency supply of epinephrine and diphenhydramine HCL (Benadryl) that school nurses may administer in the event of an unexpected, undiagnosed anaphylactic (severe allergic) reaction. Parents of children with known anaphylaxis are expected to provide an individual supply of emergency medication and Emergency Action Plan to the campus nurse.
Request to be excused from Physical Education for Illness or Injury
Parents/guardians are required to send a note for students who will not be participating in physical education classes due to an illness or injury. This note will be accepted for up to five (5) consecutive days. Longer non-participation will require a physician's written excuse.
For more information please refer to the Student / Parent Policy Guide Book or consult with your school nurse.
Student / Parent Policy Guide Book English / Spanish