Fossil Ridge Health Technician
Sara Smith - 970-488-6305 /firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Health Resources as Needed:
Sarah Johnson /email@example.com
Our primary role is to support student learning by acting as an advocate and liaison between the home, the school, and the medical community regarding concerns that are likely to affect a student’s ability to learn.
We are advocates for students, families, school staff, and the community. We facilitate positive responses to normal development, promote health and safety, and intervene with actual and potential health problems.
- Acute and Emergency Care
- Care coordination
- Chronic Disease Management
- Family Engagement
Authorization to Administer Medicine:
Requiring medication at school must have the written directions and/or school medication form completed by the family physician. This will identify the type of medication, the dosage, the purpose of the medication, and direct the school nurse or the health technician to administer the medication as to the time at which the medication shall be administered according to the physicians’ order, and the length of time for which the medication is prescribed as well as possible side effects. It must be sent in the original bottle with the name of the pharmacy and the medication written on it, along with a note from the parent giving permission to give the medication
Colorado law requires all students attending Colorado schools and licensed childcare to be vaccinated against certain diseases unless they have a certificate of medical or nonmedical exemption on file. You must file a certificate of exemption at each school, or childcare the student attends. To protect unvaccinated children, students with an exemption from one or more required vaccines may be kept out of a school or childcare during a disease outbreak.