Licensed School Nurse: Mary Jo Martin, RN
Information about recent events or happenings of interest at West Junior High and in the Hopkins School District Community.
A—Assess the situation
B—Be alert for signs and symptoms
C—Contact a health care professional
Not only are we seeing more concussion in youth, but we now understand more about the pathophysiology and necessary recovery for this mild traumatic brain injury.
If your student sustains a concussion, it is crucial for them to be evaluated and treated by a trained healthcare provider. As with any health/medical condition, please make sure you obtain detailed medical documentation to submit to the school. It has become evident that concussed individuals need modification of their school day in order to recover most expeditiously.
These forms are provided for your convenience. Click on the link to download these commonly used forms in the Health Office.
To go to school in Minnesota, students must show they've had the required immunizations or file a legal exemption with the school. To claim an exemption, complete one of the waivers with appropriate signatures on the Pupil Immunization Record. A health care provider must sign medical exemptions. Conscientious exemptions must be signed by th parent/guardian and notarized.
Information that is designed to promote the overall health of students and their families.
Tools to support children and their families in their search for more information on health related topics.