NEW IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENT FOR 7TH,8th & 9th GRADES
  • NEW IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENT FOR 7TH , 8TH & 9TH GRADE
    ATTENTION ALL PARENTS OF INCOMING 7TH , 8TH & 9TH GRADERS.  THE STATE IS NOW REQUIRING ALL 7TH , 8TH & 9TH GRADE STUDENTS TO HAVE ONE TDAP BEFORE SCHOOL ENTRY.  IF YOU NEED FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL HEALTH SERVICES AT 587-0245.

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Mission Statement

Establish and maintain a comprehensive school health program, which provides postiive contributions to a student's readiness and ability to learn.

Contact Information
Debbie Johnson, RN, BSN
Administrator Health Services
dljohnson@okcps.org
405-587-0250 
 
   
 Dawn Gray
Administrative Assistant
gdgray@okcps.org
405-587-0245
 
Welcome to the Health Services Webpage

Student Health Services identifies physical limitations or medical problems that impede a student's learning and addresses them through direct services or referrals to medical and other community resources.

 

This program provides students with school immunizations, wellness screenings for all students, and referral resources for students identifited with potential or existing health issues . The district currently has a nursing staff of 32 registered nurses, 6 licensed practical nurses, and one administrator.

 

We also provide the following services through our school based clinics.

 

  • Screening: We provide comprehensive health screening in Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd, 5th 7th, and 9th grade for students. These screenings examine various student health variables, including their weight, height, and blood pressure, vision, hearing, and dental health to determine if any problems are present.
  • Immunizations: We provide routine childhood immunizations during the school year to children ages 0 to 18 years.
  • Immunization permission form.pdf
  • Diseases: We report and monitor the spread of communicable diseases within our school community.
  • Health Education: Health, nutrition, and development education to students. We also provide training on Blood borne pathogens to District employees.
  • First Aid: First aid and emergency care to students and faculty.
News

Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline

The Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline is a free phone helpline where certified Quit Coaches help callers develop a personalized quit plan. It is open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., 7 days a week to anyone over the age of 18. Additionally, those who register can receive a two week starter kit of nicotine patches or gum for free.
 
This service has proven to be helpful for those who want to quit. We want to make sure that anyone who has the desire to quit using tobacco has seen or heard of the helpline. I hope that you would be willing to join us in our efforts.

Health Department Urges Cold and Flu Precautions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For More Information Contact:
H. R. Holman, Public Information
Voice: (405) 425-4361
Pager:  (405) 502-0357

 Health Department urges cold and flu precautions

With Influenza season approaching the Oklahoma City-County Health Department wants to remind you of some things that you can do to avoid the flu.  The most common way for illnesses like colds and flu to spread is from person to person in respiratory droplets when someone coughs or sneezes.  This happens when droplets from a cough or sneeze of an infected person contacts people nearby.  Germs can also spread when a person touches respiratory droplets from another person on a surface like a desk and then touches his or her own eyes, mouth or nose before washing their hands.



To Stay Healthy:

  • Wash hands often with soap.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick, if possible
  • Avoid touching your eyes, noise or mouth.
  • Do not share, eating utensils, drinking glasses, towels, keyboards or telephones.
  • Eat a balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables.  Get regular exercise each day.  Get plenty of rest.
  • Do not visit friends or relatives who have flu or cold-like symptoms.
  • Stop smoking.  It irritates the lining of your nose, sinuses and lungs.

If You Are Ill:

  • Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze to avoid spreading germs.  Throw used tissues in wastebasket.
  • Wash your hands often and well.
  • Rest and drink plenty of liquids.  Plain water and fruit juice are the best.
  • Take medication to relieve flu or cold-like symptoms.
  • Stay home if you have the flu or a cold.

The Oklahoma City-County Health Department will begin giving influenza vaccinations on Monday, November 3rd. This year the immunization clinics will be held in various locations throughout the county.  Clinics are planned to continue through December 11th with additional clinics to be announced based on availability and demand.

For dates, times and locations of immunization clinics please call 419-4144 or go the OCCHD website at: http://www.cchdoc.com