7th Grade Health Requirements for 2015-2016
All students entering 7th Grade will need proof of having received a Tdap Pertussis (Whooping Cough) immunization booster before the start of the 2016-2017 school year.
Please do the following with your child's immunization records:
- By June 10th: Bring your records to the elementary school office where your child is currently attending.
- After June 10th: Bring your records to the Galt Joint Union Elementary School District.
- After August 15th: Bring your records to Robert L. McCaffrey Middle School.
STUDENTS CANNOT BEGIN THEIR 7TH GRADE YEAR WITHOUT THIS IMMUNIZATION.
- May 2016 Parent Letter for Immunization Requirement: English / Español
- Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Immunization Requirement Information: English / Español
**In accordance with SB-277, Exemptions based on Personal Beliefs are no longer accepted.
Galt Joint Union Elementary School District
Health Services Department
902 Caroline Avenue
Galt, CA 95632
Phone (209) 744-4521
Fax (209) 745-5479
Business Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm
Donna Mayo-Whitlock, Director of Educational Services
(209) 744-4545 ex. 303
Marty Cuevas Ortega, RN, MS, PHN, District School Nurse
Kimberli Campbell, Health Services Secretary
Kindergarten Health Requirements
State law now requires that your child have an Oral Health Assessment by May 31st of their Kindergarten year. Assessments that have happened within the 12 months before your child enters school also meet this requirement.
1st Grade Health Requirements
Each child entering 1st Grade requires a complete health exam. Your child may have the exam as early as 18 months prior to 1st Grade but no later than 90 days after the start of 1st Grade.
Important Health Forms
- Diabetes Medical Management Plan
- Instructions for the Treatment and Removal of Head Lice: English / Español
- Inter-Agency Authorization and Request for Exchange of Information Form
- Kaiser Permanente Authorization for Use and/or Disclosure of Member/Patient Health Information Form
- Medical Statement to Request Special Meals and/or Accommodations Form: English / Español
- Medication Assistance Authorization Form: English / Español
- Parent's Request for Having Specialized Physical Health Care Services Provided Form
- Sacramento Covered Affordable Health Coverage Request for Information Form: English / Español
- Student Accident Insurance 2014-2015: English / Español
- Student Health Appraisal Form: English / Español
- University of California, Davis Authorization for Release of Health Information Form
School Site Direct Service
- Emergency Care: Available to site personnel for emergency care or referral as needed.
- First Aid: Yard Supervisors are annually trained on First Aid protocols for students while on school campuses.
- Health Record Maintenance: Works closely with school site Health Assistants on maintaining required health records.
- Medical Referrals: Refers student with possible medical conditions to health professional for further evaluation.
- Medications: Monitoring that all health assistants receive completed physicians' orders to dispense medication to children during school hours. Monthly checks for any medications that have expired.
- Dental Screening: Oversees annual dental screenings provided by local dentist for Kindergarten-3rd Grade.
- Hearing Screening: Oversees annual mandated hearing screening and provides individual hearing screenings as requested by staff.
- Referral Follow-up: School Nurse supports follow-up on all screenings and individual referrals.
- Scoliosis Screening: Currently not provided.
- Vision Screening: Oversees annual mandated vision screening and provides individual vision screenings as requested by staff.
- Health Appraisals and Plans: institutes health management plans for students with a confirmed medical diagnosis and performs required assessments.
- Medical Surveillance and Intervention:
- Nurse Assessment Reports/Special Education: Annual nurse assessment performed for Special Education student with other health impairments or orthopedically impaired conditions.
- Problem Identification: School Nurse addresses teacher referrals for students with any potential medical conditions.
- Specialized Physical Health Care Program: Managed care for students requiring specialized medical procedures.
- Communicable Disease Control: Communicates with administration and local health authority on reportable diseases and conditions.