Welcome To Augusta County School Health Page
Carol Cash RN,MSN School/Community Health Services Coordinator
Phone (540) 245 5133 Fax (540) 245 5275
School Entrance: It is a law of Virginia that students may not enter elementary school without a physical done within the last year. For middle and high school students, we must have a copy of the student's physical when he/she enters middle or high school. This information is documented in the student's cumulative record.
Physical Form: MCH 213 G Physical Examination Form
Immunizations: List of Requirements
Exemptions: Certificate of Religious Exemption Form, & Medical Exemption Form
Medical/Health Care Forms (Available at School Clinic):
Medication Permission Form (Required to administer medication at school)
Physician Input Form (Used to develope health care plan addressing medical needs)
Release of Information Form (Grants permission for staff to contact provider to clarify info)
Food Allergy Action Plan (Completed by physician for medical response to food allergies)
Seizure Action plan (Completed by physician for medical response to seizures)
Asthma Action Plan (Completed by physician for medical response to asthma emergencies)
General Medical Information/Resources:
During Cold and Flu Season a few reminders to keep your kids healthy.
- Get the yearly flu vaccine
- Practice good hand hygiene including washing hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, washing hands after coughing or sneezing, and using alcohol based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
- Practice good respiratory hygiene including using tissues to cover the mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing, dispose of the tissue immediately in a trash can, if you don't use a tissue, cough/sneeze in your upper sleeve, not your hands, and wash hands after coughing or sneezing.
- If your child is sick with fever, they need to be fever free for 24 hours without medication before returning to school.
- If your child is having vomiting and diarrhea, they should not return to school until is been 24 hours from their last episode of vomiting/diarrhea.
Thanks for all your help as we fight against the spread of viruses. Augusta County Schools are working collaboratively with the Staunton/Augusta Health Department to help keep your kids healthy and in school.
Below please find tips on when to keep your child home as well as tips on staying healthy. Good health and good attendance will facilitate success in academics.
School Health Services Training Modules
Click on the appropriate module you need to complete. Read and Review. After completion, please submit the linked confirmation survey.