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

Schedule: Monday-Friday
8:30am-10:00am – Paullina school
10:15am-2:45pm – Primghar school

Contact Information:
Primghar School: 712-957-3755
Paullina School: 712-949-3454
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

Medication Form– must be completed yearly 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 can 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 can 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 can be completed by your child’s eye doctor.  Please read rules in the attachment.
Certificate of Vision Screening

9th Grade Entry
*Form below can 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