•  The Nurse’s Office is located in the Mancos Elementary school building and is open from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm. Call 970-533-7744 to reach the nurse.

    Please scroll down to find important information and documents concerning your student's health.

    Important Information regarding Immunizations - please read! Note: This school utilizes the Colorado Immunization Information System (CIIS), a confidential, secure, statewide immunization registry. You may choose to exclude your child's shot information from CIIS at any time. Please contact the School Nurse for further information. 

    If your child needs medication at school, please have their provider fill out this form: Medication Authorization Form

    You and your family may qualify for CHP+ and/or Colorado Medicaid assistance: How to Apply  Income Guidelines

    Illness Guidelines for when to keep your child home from school: How Sick Is Too Sick?

    Home Care Advice: https://www.childrenscolorado.org/conditions-and-advice/is-your-child-sick/ 

    Children's Hospital Colorado- 24/7 FREE health care advice/pediatric phone triage from registered nurses: ParentSmart Healthline

    If your child has Asthma, please have their provider fill out this Action Plan: Asthma Care Plan

    If your child has Severe Allergies that can result in Anaphylaxis, please have their provider fill out this Action Plan: Anaphylaxis Emergency Action Plan

    For any other chronic health conditions, please see the CDE website or reach out to the school nurse for more information:  https://www.cde.state.co.us/healthandwellness/snh_healthissues

     


    MISSION
    Good health enables all students to benefit from the education experience leading to productive living and a successful future. School nurses actively promote healthy life style choices, strengthen and facilitate the educational process by improving and protecting children's health status, and are advocates for school age children.

    OBJECTIVES
    The objectives of the school health program are to promote good health habits, stimulate a sanitary, safe and healthful environment in school and to assist in the identification and referral to appropriate health care providers for medical, psychological and physical needs. Any health concerns should be brought to the attention of the school nurse. Students may request to see the school nurse by requesting a pass from teachers or school staff.  Policy JLC

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    The Mancos school nurse is responsible for assuring compliance with state regulations for student’s Immunization requirements per policy JLCB/JLCB-R, Medications at school per policy JLCD/JLCD-R/JLCD-E, Individual Health Care plans for chronic illness and diseases, Medical Delegation and training.
     School Nurses have the education and expertise to function successfully in the inseparable complex systems of education and health.