Republic School District

Department Overview
The health services staff is here to partner with you and the school faculty/staff to ensure a healthy and safe environment for your child to learn and grow.   Each school building has a health office that is staffed by a nurse and is accessible to your child during school hours.  Our goal is to help keep your child healthy and in school learning.  If your child has a chronic health issue, concern or special needs, we will work with you and your doctor to ensure your child has his/her needs met.  Please contact your child's nurse for any concerns at any time during the school year.

NEW Summer School immunization requirements and NO-COST immunizations provided by Jordan Valley

 
Starting with 2017 summer school, all students will be required to be immunization compliant according the Department of Health & Senior Services school requirements.  For example, all incoming kindergarteners will be required to be kindergarten compliant for the 2017 summer school.  Also, all 8th, 9th and 12th graders will need to be Menactra and Tdap compliant.
 
Your child can receive their immunizations at NO-COST by the staff of Jordan Valley.  Trudi's Kids mobile Unit will be located at the following:
April 28th, Friday 930-1230:  Republic High School parking lot
May 1st, Monday 930-1230:   Republic Middle School parking lot 
 
Any parent may access this by bringing their child and a copy of their shot record to the mobile unit and filling out the consent form.  For the older kids, parents may sign a consent form in advance and their student can be vaccinated without parent being present.  Print the consent form here and send to your child's building nurse. 

Upcoming Events 

 
The Tooth Truck
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The Tooth Truck is coming to Republic Schools April 17th-21st.  
Ronald McDonald mobile unit will be here to provide dental care for students:
   3-14 years old
qualify for free and reduced meals at school 
uninsured or Medicaid-eligible
does not have an established dental care provider
 
If your child was seen on the mobile unit last year for routine check up, they will not be eligible this year for a routine exam but can be seen if there is a dental problem. Please contact your child's building nurse for an application if you feel your child will qualify or you may download the application (see right side bar of health services page for application in English and Spanish).
Saving Sight Vision Screenings
Saving Sight partners with Republic School District health services to provide vision screenings for all kindergarten and 1st grade students.  For the 2017/2018 school year, Saving Sight will be at the following locations and dates:
 
Lyon Elementary - August 17th
McCulloch Elementary - August 18th 
Sweeny Elementary - August 21st
Schofield Elementary - August 22nd
Price Elementary - August 25th 
 
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