Health Services

marquardt school district 15

The Department of Health Services at Marquardt School District 15 provides smooth and efficient operation of the school health services in order to assist the children in developing a basic understanding of healthful living and health needs. The goal of the Department of Health Services is to prepare children physically, emotionally and socially to utilize their school experiences for maximum individual growth. 


Announcements

  • When to keep your child at home:

    • When he/she has had a fever of 100° or more within the last 24 hours.
    • When he/she has thrown up or had diarrhea within the last 24 hours.
    • When he/she has a rash that has not been seen by a doctor.
    • When he/she has pinkeye that has not been treated for 24 hours.
  • Dental Forms for kindergarten, second and sixth graders are due May 15, 2017.
  • If your child received a hearing or vision referral please submit the appropriate form completed by the appropriate health professional as soon as possible. If you need assistance please contact the school health office.
  • All students entering kindergarten or an Illinois public school for the first time must submit a vision exam prior to October 15th of that school year.
  • All Middle School students going out for a sport must have a current physical (done within 1 year) on file in the health office prior to the first practice for that sport.
  • Beginning with school year 2015-16 any child entering the 6th grade shall show proof of having received one dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine on or after the 10th birthday. Children who do not meet the age requirement will be monitored in accordance with Section 665.270. These requirements also apply to children who transfer into Illinois schools from other states, regardless of the age or grade level at which the child transfers.

Tip of the Month:

sun Safety:

Summer Skin Care for Kids: The sun's rays are risky for all of us. Early exposure to too much sun and childhood sunburns can lead to skin cancer over time. By protecting your child's skin, especially in the summer, you can help prevent sunburn -- and greatly cut skin cancer risk later on. Some basic sun protection rules will help you keep your children safe.

Rule No. 1: Stay inside or in the shade between 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Midday is when the sun's rays are strongest. Even on cloudy, hazy days, protect against the sun.

Rule No. 2: All children are at risk. While pale kids are most likely to burn, darker-skinned children can also burn if they stay in the sun too long.

Rule No. 3: Dress your kids in protective clothing. This, even more than sunscreen, is the best weapon against too much sun. You want to decrease the amount of skin exposed to the sun. Cotton T-shirts can prevent sunburn but not if they are white. White allows the most sun to penetrate.

Rule No. 4: Use sun block (such as zinc oxide) and children's sunscreens. These products are the next line of defense to prevent sunburn.  Don't forget to prevent sunburn on lips. "Sunsticks" and many lip balms offer sunscreen protection. Read sunscreen labels closely for reapplication advice. Even waterproof lotions must be reapplied frequently.

Rule No. 5: Shade is essential to prevent sunburn. A beach umbrella, a tree, or wide-brimmed hats all provide shade. Sunglasses that are close-fitting, and protect against UVA and UVB rays are best.

Most of all use the sunscreens you buy -- don't just keep them on the shelf.

 


Staff

Marquardt School District 15

Certified school nurses are registered nurses in the State of Illinois who minimally have a bachelor's degree and educational certification from the State.  The certified school nurse in District 15 is a registered nurse in the State of Illinois, Masters prepared, and nationally certified. Certified Nurse Assistants must meet training and examination requirements set by the state. Health aides are trained in first aid, CPR and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).  Certified Nurse Assistants and Health Aides work under the direction of the certified school nurse. 

District-Wide/Winnebago

 

Certified School Nurse

Monica Blum, RN, mS, PEL-NCSN

mblum@d15.us
630-351-3416 ext. 5281


Black Hawk Elementary

Health Aide


CATHY GILBErt

cgilbert@d15.us
(630) 893-5750 ext. 2104  

Hall Elementary

Certified Nurse Assistant

Sarah Clark, CNA

sclark@d15.us
(630) 469-7720 ext. 3340

Marquardt Middle School

Health Aide


GIGI BUCK

gbuck@d15.us
(630) 858-3850 ext. 6249                                       

Reskin Elementary

Certified Nurse Assistant

carol bolivar, CNA

cbolivar@d15.us
(630) 469-0612 ext. 4118