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Dental Clinic OHS/OMS

Great News! Our school has continued our partnership with Friendly Smiles Program to offer in-school dental care. If your child does not see a dentist regularly or you would like them to see the in-school dentist, simply fill out a consent form. New forms must be completed each school year.

Friendly Smiles accepts Medicaid, Commercial Insurance, and Uninsured. There is NO COST to you even if your child is uninsured or not fully covered through commercial insurance. Uninsured students must qualify for free and reduced lunch to participate in our program. Direct dental services provided to your child while in school is completely FREE.

Easy & Convenient

Having your child seen by the in-school dentist saves you valuable time, as well as less time taken from your child’s academics. Top quality care is provided by a licensed dentist and hygienist right in the familiar surroundings of your child’s school. Dental care includes a complete exam, x-rays, cleaning, fluoride, sealants, restorative care such as fillings, and when needed baby tooth extractions.

Keep Your Child Healthy

By having your child see the in-school dentist, you can help reduce the risk of:

Dental Decay

Early Tooth Loss caused by dental decay

Gum Disease

Heart Disease

Taking care of your child’s teeth is an important part
of keeping them healthy!

Simply fill out the attached Friendly Smiles consent form and return it to your school nurse today. You may also access the form through our online secure forms by clicking the links below. The secure forms will be sent directly to Hannah Sheridan-Duque, the Friendly Smiles Outreach Coordinator. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Hannah at 785.312.7770, ext. 206 or Denise Hiatt, RN at 229-8020.

English Form

Spanish Form

Thank you!

Denise Hiattt, RN

OHS School Nurse

KSHSAA Physical Form

Physical Form

Illness Guidelines

Illness:

Students with the following health condition(s) shall be excluded from school:

* Oral temperature of 100 degrees F or more--student should be fever free for 24 hours before returning to school.

* Eyes inflamed with purulent discharge(Pink Eye)

* Drainage from ears(s)

* Skin Lesions (i.e. impetigo, ringworm, and scabies etc) until under treatment from physician.

* Vomiting

* Diarrhea (2 or more stools)

* Severe cough

*Severe sore throat/Swollen glands

* Head Lice

*Undiagnosed rash- If your child has a rash of unknown origin, they will need to be seen by a physician to make sure the rash isn't contagious. 

Medication Guidelines

Medication at School: All student medications, including over-the-counter, must be administered through the health room under the supervision of the school nurse.

Prescription Medications Written request from the physician or dentist should accompany all medication to be administered at school. A written request from the parent/guardian must accompany all medication for initial administration. Continuation of administration will require parent’s signature on the school form- Request for Medication

*Medications administered three times or less a day shall be administered at home, unless written request from the physician specifies medication to be given during the school day hours.

*The official prescription container should accompany all medication. Two containers, one for home and one for school should be requested from the pharmacist. Any changes in type of drugs, dosage and/or time should be accompanied by a new physician order and/or a newly labeled pharmacy container.

*All medication maintained in the school setting should be kept in the health office in a locked area. Students are not allowed to keep medication on their person, backpack, or locker. In the administration of medication, the school employee shall not be deemed to have assumed any legal responsibility other than acting as a duly authorized employee for the school district.

Over-the-counter medication: (ie: aspirin, cough and cold preparations, etc.)- All over-the-counter medication should be accompany by a physician or dentist request. The medication should be in the original package and/or container. A written request form the parent/guardian must accompany all medication and a continuation of administration will require parent's signature of the school form- Request for Medication

Immunizations

Immunizations for 2019-2020

Parents- Please check the immunization requirements for the 2019-2020. There are changes to PreSchool, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 7th Grade, and 11th Grade for the 2019-2020 school year.