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Nurse's Corner

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The School Nurse is available during the school year in the Health Office Monday-Friday 8:00 am- 3:00 pm. Phone calls, emails, and voicemails will be answered promptly during this time.
Students in 9th grade, 11th grade, and new students transferring into St. Joe's must have a current physical.  A current physical is defined as a physical dated twelve (12) months or less prior to September 1st of the current year.
Please find a school *NEW* physical form HERE which may be used by a physician, or physician's own form may be used.
Students planning on participating in Sports MUST have a physical on file in the Health Office, dated one calendar year from the start of each season the student is planning to participate (See Below).


Fall Season - Physical must be dated on or after August 1, 2022

Winter Season - Physical must be dated on or after November 1, 2022

Spring Season - Physical must be dated on or after March 1 2023

  • If a student needs to take medication during the school day, the prescribing physician should provide a signed medication permission form. Click HERE for the school form which may be used. Parents/guardians may use the school form or send in a note.
  • Students are responsible for coming to the health office for medications without being called down.
  • Medication needs to be in the original container.
  • If a student is to carry and self-administer his medication, a permission slip must be provided to the school from physician and parents. Click HERE for the form which may be used.
  • The treating physician should provide an action plan for serious diagnoses requiring medication. Example: allergies that require an Epi-Pen, diabetes, or seizures.
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