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Our school nurse is  Sheryl Gordon. She is at Lowell on Monday afternoons, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. 

Lizet Natividad is our health assistant. She is bilingual and can help parents with questions in Spanish. 

 

Meet our Nurse

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Sheryl Gordon

Meet our Health Assistant

Ms.Lizette
Lizet Natividad

Contact Us

Nurse: Sheryl Gordon 

 Sheryl.Gordon@aps.edu

Health Assistant: Lizet Natividad 

 

(505) 764-2011 Option 3

Health Room Information

Illness

Should your child becomes ill or injured at school, it is extremely important that we are able to reach you. Please ensure that the school staff is notified of any changes to your work or home telephone numbers. Also please provide us with a name and phone number of someone that we can contact in the event we cannot reach you. The emergency contact should live locally. 

 

If your child has been sick, vomiting, and/or with a fever, please keep them at home for at least 24 hours until they are clear from any symptoms without the need of medication.

 

 

Illness and Injury at School

Children who become ill at school are not allowed to go home by themselves. They must be picked up by a parent or authorized adult. Parents will be asked to pick up their child when there is: vomiting/severe diarrhea, temperature above 100 degrees, skin rash, injury, and other causes for concern. Please make sure that we have all of your current telephone numbers and emergency contact information on file in the office.

PROCEDURE GOVERNING ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATIONS AT SCHOOL

Prescription medication:

Physician must submit written authorization for medication to be administered at school. The label on the medication bottle does not serve as a physician authorization. The prescription label and the physician’s authorization must match. 

 

Over the Counter medication:

Can be administered at school with parental written consent. Medication that is taken for more than 5 consecutive days must have a physician’s authorization form.

Grade level and New student Health Screening

We want to make sure all of our students can see, hear and have basic health in order to learn!  The following screenings are the required screenings for APS.

 

Kindergarten and students new to APS: Hearing, distance vision, stereopsis, color vision, height and weight, dental.

First Grade: Distance vision

Third Grade: Distance vision, height and weight, dental

 

If any concerns are found you will be contact via telephone and letter.

 

-Health Room Staff 

Health Room Forms

Authorization from has to be signed by both Physician/provider and parent/guardian.NO medication or supplies can be accepted without a valid order signed by the physician and the parent/guardian. For more information please contact the Lowell health office. 

 

Provider Order and Medication Authorization Form English top Spanish bottom 2016.pdf

 

NM Allergy Provider Medication Authorization 2015(2).pdf

 

ASTHMA ACTION PLAN2015.pdf

 

Authorization of Parent for OTC Med or Short Term Prescription 2015.pdf

 

Parent Authorization for OTC Med or Short Term Prescription_Spanish_2012(1).pdf