Cory has a school nurse, CJ Lee, two days a week, Mondays and Fridays (all day). The Health Room is located next to the Main Office. When a nurse is not available, office personnel take care of any sick children or emergencies.
Our Health Staff is responsible for the maintenance of the following:
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 and aspirin cannot be administered at school.