New immunization requirements for school went into effect in 2015. All students must have 2 varicella (chicken pox) shots by October 1, 2015. All 7th grade and older students must also have a Tdap shot if not done already. If you have questions please contact the school nurse by phone or email. Requirements are as follows for kindergarten:
7th Grade - a Tdap (tetanus with a pertussis booster) will be required for entry into 7th grade (previous requirement was only for Td or tetanus). Most clinics including the ones held at the school are already giving Tdap.
Learn more here: 2015 School Immune Law Updates & DPHHS Immune Change Information
Lockwood Schools provide basic health care for students through the school nurse. The nurse is contracted through RiverStone Health. The school nurse is on campus each school day. Students receive basic health care, as well as presentations and classes that deal with health issues and information that supports curriculum. If you are interested in more information about the medical services at the school or have questions/concerns about your child, feel free to contact our school nurse, Jenny Mignard, RN, at 252-2776 ext 9. Certified Nurse's Assistant, Angela Larson, is also part of the Health Services staff. Information about various health screenings for Lockwood School students is posted in the school newsletter, which is published every two weeks, and on the school web site.
The St. Vincent's Ronald McDonald Medical/Dental Clinic (Care Mobile) is on the Lockwood Schools campus several times a month. This mobile unit provides services to those 18 and younger who do not have health insurance or are covered by Healthy Montana Kids or Healthy Montana Kids Plus and do not have a physician or dentist. The Care Mobile is generally parked in front of the school on US Hwy 87 E. Services, dates and times for the Care Mobile are posted monthly on the Lockwood Events Calendar link. To learn more about the Healthy Montana Kids Health Insurance Program visit the following link: Healthy Montana Kids Health Insurance Program.
The following two forms are available for download and printing at the links below:
~Medication Consent Form
~Riverside Patient Information Form
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