Common Questions and Answers
Students who test positive for COVID-19 should notify the school health office as soon as possible and follow directions provided.I ndividuals who test positive for COVID-19 are expected to stay home for 5 days from the date obvious symptoms appeared (fever, cough, sore throat, muscle pain, diarrhea, loss of taste or smell) or the date the COVID-19 test was taken. Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 can return on day six if they do not have symptoms or if symptoms are resolving. Individuals shall wear a face covering for an additional 5 days.
Lincoln Public School serves many students with chronic health conditions. Several action plans and forms are used to meet student specific needs. In addition to condition specific forms you will find forms for procedure and medication consents. Your school nurse will work with you to develop a student specific plan. Please contact your school nurse to begin this process. (Link to 'Management of Health Conditions' page under topics)
LPS Immunization Records can be accessed through a ParentVue account. For a complete list of required immunizations, click HERE. Families can work with the school nurse to acheive compliance.
Students enrolling in school will need to submit a completed immunization record, physical and vision form to meet the State of Nebraska requirements. Additionally we collect a health history and dental form for each student. HERE you will find the approved forms and waiver information. Health Services Staff are available to assist you with any questions you may have. (Link to New Student Information page.)
Our District Health Services Team
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Health Services is thankful to be a part of our students lives, keeping them healthy, safe and ready to learn! Take a moment to reflect on everything you are thankful for! #ThankfulThursdays https://t.co/0nyvpkvAWQRead More
It is Public Health Thank You Day! School Nurses are public health experts. This expertise has been highlighted the last several years. We are grateful to all the School Nurses at LPS! #LPSproud @LPSorg https://t.co/hLW8wcckwqRead More
Flu cases are on the rise in Lancaster County, CoVid is still circulating, RSV is prevalent & causing pediatric hospitalizations. Best prevention is good hand washing, getting your flu shot, getting Covid vaccinations & staying home when ill. #healthyRead More
Dental Screening is happening this Fall for all students in grades Preschool-4th grade, 7th grade and 10th grade. Students who have not been seen by a dentist in the last year participate in screening 🦷 Reach out to your school nurse for more information! 🪥🪥🪥 #LPSHealthy https://t.co/voUnl0cWavRead More
November 1st is Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) Day! We celebrate all who are managing diabetes. As school nurses we are fortunate to be able to play a role in the care coordination of our students with diabetes helping them stay safe, healthy and ready to learn! @JDRF #LPSHealthy https://t.co/JdwmcC7IJERead More
Lots of Health Teaching always going on in the Calvert Health Office! Great reminders for staying healthy this flu season! #LPSHealthy #BoototheFlu https://t.co/V4DaupiQlkRead More
Say Boo to the Flu! Schedule your students’ annual flu vaccine. The best way to prevent getting influenza is by getting your flu shot!Read More
Reminder, student shot records need to be up-to-date and submitted to your school’s health office by the end of first quarter, October 14, 2022. Please schedule an appt for any needed shots & let the health office know the date of your appt. Call your School Nurse with questions. https://t.co/xOEfCd5HL3Read More
National Child Health Day is October 3, 2022. Celebration suggestions include: adding a healthy activity to your child’s routine, a picnic to the park, model healthy habits for your child, schedule their yearly well child check, or smile and laugh together! #LPSHealthServices https://t.co/AoheRN299lRead More
Wellness includes both physical and emotional health! Many school health offices have created calming corners. Helping students learn effective coping strategies. #mtss #lpsproud https://t.co/fV6vmwRAiqRead More
To learn more about the many services that support our students and their families, please choose a link in the menu above, contact the School Nurse assigned to your student’s school or the Supervisor of Health Services at 436-1657.