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Health Concerns

Health History

A student Health History is collected from the parent/guardian upon enrollment or when updating your student information in PowerSchool through online verification. If you as the parent/guardian indicate a health concern, the information is reviewed by the School Nurse. The information provided is used to assist the school Nurse in providing appropriate health services to students during the school day and to prepare staff for any emergency situations that may arise.

Life-Threatening Conditions

Students with life-threatening health conditions require medication or treatment orders in order to attend public schools. The law defines life-threatening condition as a health condition that will put the child in danger of death during the school day, if a medication or treatment orders and a nursing care plan are not in place. Examples of a life-threatening condition are: Seizure disorders, Anaphylaxis, Diabetes, SEVERE Asthma, Blood disorders, Cardiac disorders, or other life-threatening conditions.

If your student has mild or moderate asthma, if you and your health care provider choose to have medication at school for your child, please use the Medication Authorization Form below. If your health care provider does not indicate what type of asthma your student has, the school nurse will contact you and your health care provider for clarification, or it will be considered life threatening until documentation is received. Contact your school nurse with any questions or concerns.

RCW 28A.210.325


State law requires written permission from a licensed health care provider and the parent/guardian before any medication, prescription or over-the-counter medication may be taken at school. If your child needs to take medication at school, please return a completed medication authorization form. 

Medication Authorization Form

Other Health Forms

Authorization for Mutual Exchange of Health Information English

Authorization for Mutual Exchange of Health Information Spanish

Asthma Management Form

Treatment Order Form

Tube Feeding Order Form

Nutrition Order Form English

Nutrition Order Form Spanish