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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Wendy Rau

Director of Health Services

402-436-1655 wrau@lps.org

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Julie Frederick

Health Services Coordinator

402-436-1656 jfreder@lps.org

Megan Lytle

Health Services Coordinator

402-436-1487 mlytle2@lps.org

Terry Walker

Health Services Executive Secretary

402-436-1657 twalker2@lps.org

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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.

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