Health Services

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    Welcome to Deerfield High School Health Services! 

    If your student has tested positive for COVID-19, was identified as a close contact, or has COVID-19 symptoms, then please contact health services during office hours. If any of these situations apply please do not send your student to the building until you have received clearance from a Health Services staff member or an Administrator. 

    Office Hours:

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

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

     IDPH EXCLUSION CRITERIA

     

    COVID-19 Testing Sites

    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.