Tiffany Stevenson is our school nurse at Cory Elementary. She has been with DPS for over 6 years and did pediatric nursing prior to becoming a school nurse. The Health Room is located next to the Main Office. When the nurse is not available, delegated staff will take care of any sick children or emergencies. Please feel free to email the nurse with and questions or concerns email@example.com
Our Health Staff is responsible for the maintenance of the following:
How Sick is Too Sick? When to Keep Children at Home
Please read this, How Sick is too Sick Illness Policy, for tips on when to keep your child at home. We recommend that students be fever-free for at least 24 hours, without the use of fever-reducing medication, before they can come back to school.
Please call the school immediately if your child is absent from school due to a communicable disease. Precautions may need to be taken to protect other children.
DPS follows the Center for Disease Control (CDC) policies and Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) guidelines for school settings regarding Head Lice. Resources:
State Law requires that every student who is admitted to DPS must have evidence of a successful vaccination for DTaP, Polio, HBV, MMR and Varicella
If a student needs to take medications at school, the following requirements must be met:
NOTE: Due to liability factors, over-the-counter medications, including but not limited to cough medicine, cough drops, Tylenol, ibuprofen, and stomach medication cannot be administered at school.
Medication forms are listed below