Health Services


    Welcome to Deerfield High School Health Services! If a parent/guardian needs to see the RN it is strongly suggested that an appointment is made. If medications are being dropped off a nurse needs to receive the medication.

    Office Hours:

    • Regular days: 7:15 am to 3:15 pm
    • Late start days: 9:00 am to 3:15 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

    Health Announcements

    Incoming Freshman Class of 2024 school physical and immunization records: Please submit forms to prior to the Illinois state exclusion date of October 15, 2020 

    Health Services is required to follow the IDPH and Lake County Health Department Guidelines as indicated in the chart below. These guidelines are subject to change.

    COVID Exclision Guidance


    COVID-19 CDC Guidelines and Recommendations 

    Lake County COVID Testing Resources

     Lake County Information about Coronavirus: Please follow these links to information about coronavirus in Lake County:

    Coronavirus (English)

    Coronavirus (Spanish) 

    Students: If you become ill during the school day, please follow the protocol in the DHS Student Handbook 

    • Come to Health Services Room B 102 to see your School Nurse who will assess you for illness or injury.
    • Health Services will contact your parent/guardian if you must be sent home. You will be given a "Leave Campus" pass from Health Services to exit through Security at the Main entrance 
    • If you leave campus without following these procedures you will have an unexcused absence for classes missed and this will not be reversed.
    • Please do not have your parent/guardian call Attendance about going home ill during the school day. They should contact Health Services directly at  224.632.3200.

    Annual reminders

    If your student has a known health condition such as asthma, diabetes, or food allergies please provide Health Services with:

    • Needed medication
    • Permission to Administer Medication form: find a link on the "Important Documents" Health Service webpage 
    • Action Plan: find a link on the "Important Documents" Health Service webpage 
    • Supplies for the School Nurse to treat your student effectively during the school day
    • DHS Health Services has a stock supply of acetaminophen (Tylenol) and ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin), however, only students who have D113 Permission to Administer Medication form on file will be able to have these dispensed during the school day.  
    • Reminder: District 113 policy does not allow students to carry any medication, prescription or non-prescription, on campus during the school day; exceptions are epinephrine auto-injectors, asthma rescue inhalers, and diabetes medication.

    Please feel free to contact us at 224-632-3200 if you have any questions.