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Health ServicesGood health enhances your student’s ability to learn. The Moberly Public Schools Health Services department is comprised of experienced Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Health Aides. School nurses provide daily care to students, perform health screenings, monitor immunization status of students and oversee student’s health concerns at school.
Please contact your school nurse with any questions or concerns regarding your student’s health needs.
Melanie Brownfield RN
Health Services Coordinator
Guidelines for School AttendanceThere is a direct relationship between health and learning. If a student is sick, their ability to learn is greatly decreased. Students exhibiting the following symptoms may be sent home and/or should stay home if they have any of the following:
- Temperature of 100 degrees or greater
- Vomiting with associated signs of illness
- Uncontrolled diarrhea
- A concerning health condition that may require further medical evaluation.
Please refer to Moberly Public Schools student handbook under Health Services for further information, or contact your school nurse.
Medication Administration FormMedication should be given at home whenever possible. Please refer to your Moberly Public Schools student handbook for more information/policies and procedures for the administration of medication at school. The administration of medication must be approved by the school nurse. A medication form must be completed, signed and returned to the school nurse by a parent or guardian.
Chronic Condition Management Paperwork/FormsIn order to provide the best care for students with Chronic Conditions updated paperwork should be provided to the Nurse’s Office at the beginning of each school year. Please keep your school nurse informed on your child’s current health status.
- Diabetic Health History and Medical Plan
- Hyperglycemia Emergency Plan (Word Document)
- Hypoglycemia Emergency Plan (Word Document)
- Medical Statement for Student Requiring Special Meals
Immunization RequirementsMissouri State Law requires that a child must be fully immunized before they can attend school. Updated immunization records or exemption status documentation must be provided to the school health office before the first day of school. If there is a question about your student’s immunization status, please check with your school nurse, doctor’s office, or the Randolph County Health Department.
Parents may access and print a copy of their student’s immunization record from their Parent Portal.
2019-2020 Missouri School Immunization Requirements
Missouri Immunization Requirements
Moberly Public Schools Board Policy on Immunizations (JHCB)
MPS Health Services Immunization Policy
Communicable Disease GuidelinesMoberly Public Schools Health Services follows the recommendations from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Communicable Disease guidelines. Please contact your school nurse with any questions or concerns.
School Health and Wellness: Healthy Students Learn Better!Good health enhances your student’s ability to learn. Schools play an important role in promoting the health and wellness of students. Establishing healthy behaviors during childhood is easier and more effective than trying to change unhealthy behaviors during adulthood. Schools play a critical role in helping children develop lifelong healthy habits.
Moberly Public Schools has an established wellness committee. SHWAC (School Health and Wellness Advisory Committee) is a district committee that meets regularly. Committee meeting dates and agendas will be posted on the district’s website in advance. Students, staff and members of the community are encouraged to provide input on the district’s wellness program.