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Health Services Department

The White River School District Health Services Department consists of our District Nurse Supervisor, Denyse Walker, RN together with LPN's and trained health clerks who, under her supervision,  oversee the health needs of our White River students at each of our schools.
An important message regarding immunizations:
            
Please remember that in order for your child to obtain their class schedule, immunizations must be current, or a Certificate of Exemption signed by your physician must be on file.
 
Grades K-12 vaccination requirements for 2018-19, as provided by the Tacoma - Pierce County Health Department, can be found here.
 
Preschool/Daycare vaccination requirements for 2018-19, as provided by the Tacoma - Pierce County Health Department, can be found here.

Additional vaccine information can be found at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.
Measles Information
For most current measles information, see the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department website.
 

2018-2019 School Year Form Information

Individualized Health Care Plan / Emergency Care Plan
Your child's Individualized Health Care Plan or Emergency Care Plan needs to updated each year. You can print a copy of your child's existing plan through your Family Access.  Please update, sign, and turn in the copy to the nurse at your child's school.
 
Medication In School
At the beginning of every school year, a new Physicians Order for Medication in School Form must be filled out by your Licensed Health Care Provider and turned in to your child's school nurse on or before the first day of school.
 
White River School District 416 Board Policy 3416 addresses Medication at School and is found below

Student Immunizations
White River School District 416 Board Policy 3413 addresses Student Immunizations. This policy is in accordance with Washington State Law and addresses information specific to immunization requirements.   The Washington Department of Health Certificate of Immunization Status, required on enrollment and referenced in the district's board policy can be found in the Health Services Student Forms links below.
 
Students New to District
If your child has any health concerns such as asthma, anaphylaxis, seizures or diabetes, please contact the nurse at your child's school.