South O'Brien School District

Mission:
Our mission is to prepare students to be responsible citizens and lifelong learners.

Coming together as ONE, we are South O'Brien.

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Health Services

Health Services

District School Nurse: Brittany Goodchild, RN

Contact Information:
Primghar School: 712-957-3755 (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays)
Paullina School: 712-949-3454 (Wednesdays)
Toll Free: 1-877-493-2545
Email: brgoodchild@soswolverines.org
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The following are times when you should NOT send your child to school:
  • Vomiting or diarrhea in the past 24 hours
  • Fever of 100 degrees or higher-should be fever free, without medication, for 24 hours before returning
  • When he or she has a severe cold and/or bad runny nose
  • Undiagnosed rash (healthcare provider will need to diagnosis)
  • Persistent cough
  • If on an antibiotic-should be home the initial 24 hours
  • When your child “looks sick” or has other symptoms that common sense tells you to keep your child home
  • If your child becomes sick at school you will be called to come an pick them up

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Allergy Aware Protocol

We have students at our schools with life threatening allergies.  Please review our schools Allergy Aware Protocol.

Allergy Aware Protocol
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Health Forms That Must be Completed Yearly

Health Information– must be completed online at registration and updated yearly. Health Information Form

Medication Form– must be completed online for every medication taken at school. Parent Medication Permission Form

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Health Forms/Information Required by Grade

 Little Paws Preschool Entry
*The form below must be completed by your child’s doctor/health care provider before preschool entry.  Also, please provide your child’s updated immunization record.
South O’Brien Physical Exam Form

Transitional Kindergarten Entry (TK)/Kindergarten Entry
*All forms below must be completed by your child’s doctor/health care provider before TK/Kindergarten entry.  A blood lead level is required and can be done at your child’s physical/well-child appointment.  Also, please provide your child’s updated immunization record.
South O’Brien Physical Form
Certificate of Dental Screening
Certificate of Vision Screening

3rd Grade Entry
*Form below must be completed by your child’s eye doctor.  Please read rules in the attachment.
Certificate of Vision Screening

9th Grade Entry
*Form below must be completed by your child’s dentist or registered dental hygienist.
Certificate of Dental Screening
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Immunization Requirements by Grade

Every student entering school must provide the school with a copy of updated immunizations.  This is a requirement before the student may start school.  Additional immunizations required are listed below by grade.

Before Kindergarten Entry:

  • 5 DTaP doses with 1 dose after age 4
  • 4 Polio doses with 1 dose after age 4
  • 2 doses MMR
  • 2 doses Varicella after 12 months of age OR proof of having the disease
  • 3 doses of Hepatitis B

Before 7th Grade Entry:

*All childhood immunizations are required in addition to the following.

  • Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis)
  • 1 dose Meningitis after age 10

Before 12th Grade Entry

*All childhood immunizations are required in addition to the following.

  • 1 dose Meningitis after age 16 OR 2 doses if received 1 dose before age 16