The Clinic

The Clinic offers vision and hearing screenings, BP checks, health counseling and education, performs emergency and sick care, administers medication, and assures that all health regulations including immunizations are followed.

Staff

Staff: Nurse Rainey
Email: raineyks@pwcs.edu
Phone number: 571-492-3337
Hours: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sick Call: When Students Should Be Absent

Reasons for which a child may be sent home from school or for a parent to keep the child home from school.

Symptoms

  1. Fever of 100ºF and over – exclude until student has been fever-free for at least 24 hours.
  2. Conjunctivitis (pink eye), strep infections, ringworm, and impetigo are all infections and must be treated with medication for a minimum of 24 hours before returning to school. Please do not allow affected students back before this time so that other students are not infected unnecessarily.
  3. Rash of unknown origin (especially if accompanied by a fever).
  4. Head injury.
  5. Severe coughing or difficulty breathing.
  6. Colds – a child with thick or constant nasal discharge should remain home.
  7. Diarrhea or vomiting – exclude until student has been symptom-free for at least 24 hours.
  8. Stiff neck associated with a fever and/or a recent injury.
  9. Inadequate immunizations with known disease outbreak in school.