• Clinic Services

     
    The job of the school nurse that most people are familiar with is to provide first aid and illness care for students during the school day.  We provide many other services for the students as well.  
    Listed below are just a few of the programs Humble ISD elementary school nurses are responsible for each school year.
     
    • Yearly Vision & Hearing Screening 
    • Immunization Review  
    • Reviewing health inventories on all students and creating care plans and emergency action plans as needed
    • Medication Administration
    • Medical Procedures
    • Diabetic Risk Assessment for students in 1st, 3rd & 5th grade
    • Scoliosis Screening for 5th grade girls
    • Health Education lessons in the classroom           
     
    If you have any questions concerning these services or programs please don't hesitate to call. 
     
    Check the clinic calendar for the dates of the screenings. 
    There are opportunities for parents to volunteer during the vision and hearing screening each fall.
     
     

    When to keep your child at home

    Please note, that if your child will be absent for any reason, please call the Absence Reporting Line and leave a message. Children should be kept home from school for the following reasons:

    • Has had a temperature of 100.0 degrees or more in the last 24 hours
    • Has any vomiting the night before, or the morning of school         
    • Has diarrhea the night before, or the day of school
    • A persistent cough
    • A continually runny nose with white, green, or yellow mucus
    • Eyes that appear red and weeping
    • A rash of unknown cause anywhere on the body