- Temperature of 100 degrees or above
- Vomiting or diarrhea
- Red, draining eyes
- Presence of lice in the hair
- Rash of undetermined cause
- Intense itching with open lesions
- Open draining lesions
- Undiagnosed scaly patches on the body or scalp
- Pain/swelling in the angle of the jaw
- Suffering from a reportable illness as defined by the TDH
- Student must have a medical necessity for the medication at school
- Parent must complete a Medication Authorization Form
- Medicine must be brought by an adult, in the original container, indicate a children's dose, and not be expired
- Cough drops are considered an OTC medication per KISD, thus requiring a Medication Authorization Form
- Medications must be picked up by a parent at the end of the school year or it will be discarded. No medication will be held over the summer.
With Cook Children's School-based Telehealth program, your child and the school nurse can connect virtually to a Cook Children's board certified pediatrician or certified nurse practitioner from the school nurse's office. Conditions that can be treated include: Earaches, Fever, Coughs and Colds, Rashes and minor skin infections, Abrasions and scrapes, Strep Throat, Flu, and Pinkeye. Pre-registration in the program by the parent is required at schooltelemed.org. For more information, click here for link to Cook Children's Q&A document.