School Health Services

Available Resources

Vision Assistance:  Sight for Student Program will pay for an exam and one pair of glasses for qualifying students.  Contact your local Custer Health office for more nformation.

Insurance:  Kids Now is a one-step application process for three different insurance assistance programs.  For more information call 
1-877-KIDSNOW (1-877-543-7669).

Immunizations Required for School Attendance:  Immunizations are available from your healthcare provider or from local Custer Health office. Click here to view the required immunizations.

Communicable Disease Fact Sheets:  The ND Department of Health provides fact sheets for various communicable diseases. 
Click here to view facts sheets.

Related Links

  American Dietetic Association
  American Academy of Pediatrics
  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
  Center for Disease Control and Prevention
  Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network
  Fruits & Veggies More Matters
  American Lung Association
  Mental Health America
  NDSU Nutrition - Food Safety - Health

Custer Health consults with schools on communicable disease control and follow-up, immunizations, health education for students and staff, vision screening, scoliosis screening, dental health, and may assist with the development of health plans for children with special health needs.

Please contact your school nurse or your local public health office for more information.

 FORMS USED IN THE SCHOOLS

These forms are provided to assist parents/guardians in communicating the needs of their child with the school staff.  They may be used with a 504 or added to an IEP.

Asthma Action Plan This form outlines the child’s asthma symptoms and triggers, identifies medication to treat conditions, and outlines the  process taken in the event of an asthma attack unless otherwise specified. Please note if the student self carries/administers emergency medications- the SELF ADMINISTRATION AUTHORIZATION section must be completed and SIGNED BY A PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER.

Individualized Health Care Plan  Complete this form for child with complicated health needs usually requiring an IEP.

Medication Administration Authorization Form (Mandan Schools ONLY)  Complete this form for child needing medications during the school day. Prescribed medications may be given during school hours. School administrators have designated school staff to administer the medication. Parents must provide the medication in most up-to-date prescription bottle. A completed Medication Administration Authorization Form needs to be provided by the parent or guardian. The prescription bottle will be sent home when empty. It is the parent's or guardian's responsibility to monitor when the medication needs to be refilled.

SCHOOL EMERGENCY PLAN Complete this form for child with other health conditions that may require emergency response.

SEIZURE MANAGEMENT PLAN  Complete this form for child with history of seizures.

Head Lice - A Lousy Problem  Treatment instructions for child who has nits or lice.

Allergy Anaphylaxis Action Plan (Mandan Schools Only)  This form identifies allergens, sign/symptoms or reactions, and provides a step by step plan in the case of an allergic or anaphylaxis reaction. Please note if the student self carries/administers emergency medications- the SELF ADMINISTRATION AUTHORIZATION section must be completed and SIGNED BY A PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER.

Diabetes Medical Management Plan (DMMP)  Complete this form for child with diabetes.