District Health Services Staff
Each school building has a full-time Health Assistant who works under the supervision of the Director and Assistant Director of Health Services.
Health Services Coodinator
Gardner Edgerton High School
Julie Bilhimer, Health Aid
|Pioneer Ridge Middle School
||Deborah Goodwin, RN
|Wheatridge Middle School
||Michelle Hammond, RN
|Edgerton Elementary School
||Linda Gillespie, Health Aid
|Gardner Elementary School
||Judy McDowell, Health Aid
|Madison Elementary School
||Christina Kunz, RN
|Moonlight Elementary School
||Christi Hamm, RN
|Nike Elementary School
||Cheryl Sanner, LPN
|Sunflower Elementary School
||Diana Sharon, Health Aid
Health Entrance Requirements for School Attendance
Per Kansas Statutes and Regulations, the following are required for the 2012-2013 school year:
1. Immunizations: Proof of immunizations must be presented before a student may attend class.
2. Physical Examination: one physical examination is required up to age 9 for entry into Kansas schools for the first time. Physical may be obtained within 12 months prior to school entry.
When to keep your child at home
A student will be sent home from school when exhibiting any of the following symptoms:
1. Fever of 100 degrees or higher
2. Red eyes with thick whitish drainage
3. Undiagnosed rash
6. Severe cold symptoms (cough and congestion)
Parents should not allow their child to return to school until the child has been free of fever, vomiting or diarrhea for a full 24 hours without medication.
District Medication Policy
When a student requires medication while at school, Gardner Edgerton USD 231's health care staff will work with the parent and physician to ensure the student receives to the correct dosage of medication at the proper time(s). Please consult the district's Medication Policy, also available from your school nurse's office, for more information on how medications are dispensed during the regular school day.USD 231 follows the Johnson County Health Department Exclusion Recommendations.
Food Allergy Action Plan Form
Meal Modification Letter and Request Form
Seizure Action Plan Form
Student Asthma Card
Student Health Information Form
Parent Consent Non-Prescription Drug Form
Student Physical Form