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815 S. Oakdale Ave.
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: (541) 842-3628
Fax: (541) 842-1093
Contact: Tania.Tong
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Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



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Health Services

School Health Services

Health Services in the Medford School District are coordinated and supervised by Registered Nurses (RNs). Services provided through a school-health program include identification of health concerns, nursing assessments, and the development of individual health care plans to ensure a safe school experience for students with health related concerns. School nurses provide many services, described below.

Health management for chronic illness

  • Seek input from licensed medical providers and parents
  • Develop health care plans
  • Staff training for medical procedures (including nurse delegation)
  • Supervise and follow up medical procedures
  • Work with school administrators, food service and teachers to create nut free zones for students with severe allergies
  • Nurses available for consultation during school hours
Medication Management (for medications required during school hours)
  • State approved medication administration training and ongoing supervision

Emergency Medication Training

  • Epi-pen administration
  • Glucagon administration
Acute illness assessment
 
  • Recommendations regarding a student's sudden symptoms of illness
  • Guidance to school personnel (referral to ER, rest, home, doctor)

Community Resource Referrals
  • Primary care providers
  • Acute care providers
  • Vision care
  • Dental care
  • Food and other basic needs
  • Coordinate with schools and families to help students access mental health, behavioral health and other health needs that arise
  • Oregon Health Plan (Health Kids Program)
Attendance
  • Assist and coordinate with schools, positive support specialist and parents to get students back in school when there is a chronic illness being reported

Communicable Disease Database

For information regarding specific diseases including their cause, signs and symptoms, incubation periods, communicability, and method of transition please access the communicable disease database by selecting the link below.

Communicable Disease Database (English)
Communicable Disease Database (Spanish) **Currently under construction


Care Plans

If your District Nurse has contacted you regarding a care plan for the following conditions and you wish to provide us with written instructions for your child's health condition, please complete one of the following forms and return to your child's school. **Forms currently under construction
 

asthma care plan (English)   asthma care plan (Spanish)
diabetes care plan (English) diabetes care plan (Spanish)
food allergy care plan (English) food allergy care plan (Spanish)
insect allergy care plan (English) insect allergy care plan (Spanish)


Guidelines for Exclusion

For guidelines regarding when a student should be excluded from school due to illness, please follow the link below.

Click here for guidelines for exclusion

Medications at School

For information regarding administration of medication at school, please follow the link below.

Click here for medication administration policy

Contact Information
 

Sarah Blount, RN for the Medford School District 541-842-1149
Chellie Stoffel, RN for the Medford School District 541-842-1150
Jackson County Health Department 541-774-8211
Center for Disease Control and Prevention 800-232-4636
TTY 888-232-6348
www.cdc.gov
National Institutes for Health (NIH) www.nih.gov

 

 



549C Medford School District

Medford School District 549C Mission Statement
We are a high quality teaching and learning organization dedicated to preparing all students to graduate with a sound educational foundation, ready to succeed in post-secondary education, and to be contributing community members.

Medford Public Schools 549C recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups and their roles in society and our community. It is the policy of the Medford School Board that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups on the grounds of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation in any educational programs, activities or employment.
For District Federal Title Program compliance, please contact the Office of Federal Programs: (541) 842-3633
For District Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act compliance, please contact the Office of Special Education & Student Services: (541) 842-3628
For District American Disabilities Act compliance, please contact the Office of Human Resources: (541) 842-3625



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