Students’ health and safety are our first priority. FHS has a registered nurse on campus during all school hours to provide medical care and assistance for injuries, illnesses, or any other health-related concerns. To contact the nurse, Lori Papciak, RN: Phone: 847.755.2662, Fax: 847.755.2861, Email: [email protected].
A student who is ill may obtain a pass from a teacher and go to the nurse’s office. If the student must be sent home, a parent, guardian or other responsible adult must give permission through the nurse’s office for the student to leave school.
A student who is ill and absent from school due to a communicable disease must see the nurse before returning to classes. Some communicable diseases require a doctor’s release when the student returns to school.
If a student is unable to participate in the regular physical education class for more than three days, the nurse must be given a medical excuse from a physician stating the nature and time limitation of the condition. A parent note is acceptable if the time out of class is three days or less.
Based upon revised recommendations from the Illinois State Board of Education, District 211 school nurses will no longer administer over-the-counter pain relievers or antacids without parent and physician approval. Click here for more information.