Health Services provides on going care to the students in Walnut Valley Unified School District. Nurses give routine first aid, supervise, train and collaborate with school site staff. Nurses promote health with the objective to meet the needs of the students in Walnut Unified. Nurses work hard to reduce the out of classroom time for students with health care needs.
Nurses serve as a resource to the administration, staff, parents and students on issues of environment and safety. They make referrals to community services that positively impact the individual student. They perform health appraisals, illness and injury assessment and immunization assessment. They maintain confidential records and complete state reports. Nurses provide ongoing supervision for students who receive medication at school. They are an essential component of student health.
Communicable disease is assessed by the school nurse. Referrals for health care are made if needed. Student’s needs are addressed and managed on an individual basis. Students with communicable disease may be sent home and are not allowed to return to school until they are symptom free. If your child wakes up in the morning with either fever or vomiting, please keep your child home from school. Students with a fever at school will be sent home. Your child should be fever free for 24 hours before returning to school. They are ill and can pass their illness on to others.
Immunizations are required for entry into Walnut Valley. Intermittent immunization assessments are conducted. California immunization law requires the follow up on immunization deficiencies. If your child is not current and up to date on their immunizations, you will receive a written notice in the mail. The State of California requires students to have current and up to date immunizations. In compliance with state immunization guidelines, parents will have 10 days for their child to receive the necessary immunizations. Students who should have had a dose of vaccine and have not received the needed dose will have 10 days to submit, in writing from the care provider, proof on immunization or they will be excluded (not allowed to attend) from school as required by the State of California.
Students are annually assessed according to state guidelines for vision, hearing and color vision. If you receive a notice in the mail about your child regarding health, a school nurse has evaluated your child. Please contact the school nurse through your child’s school site. Health Services in an important part of Walnut Valley.Contact Information
Lead District Nurse (909) 595-1261 ext.43439Terry Guest
District Nurse (909) 595-1261 ext. 43441Carol Lee
District Nurse (909) 595-1261 ext. 32103