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Pleasant Grove Joint Union School District Pleasant Grove Joint Union School District
3075 Howsley Rd., Pleasant Grove, CA 95668  |  P: 916-655-3235  |  F: 916-655-3501
Health Services
Immunizations     Tdap BOOSTER REQUIREMENT     Oral Health Assessment     Medications at School     Head Lice     Health Information Privacy
Top of PageImmunizations
To register a child for school,  parents must present the child's written immunization record from a physician, nurse, or health department. Prior to school entry, children must be immunized for:

  • Polio
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Varicella

A waiver of the immunization requirement may be obtained for health reasons.

For more information, please see California Immunization Requirements for Grades K - 12  click here
Top of PageTdap BOOSTER REQUIREMENT
The California Department of Public Health has sent the following notice to schools.
 
Pertussis  (whooping cough) is widespread.  If your child 10 years and older has not yet received the "Tdap" pertussis booster shot, please contact your doctor or health department.  Getting a booster shot now will protect your child against the ongoing threat of pertussis and meet the school requirement that began in the 2012-13 school year (California law - Assembly Bill354). Please click here for more information.
 
Adults are also advised to get a pertussis booster shot, if they haven't already, to protect themselves, their families, and their students.

 
  All students entering 7th through 12th grades will need proof of a Tdap booster shot before starting school.
Top of PageOral Health Assessment
California law, Education Code Section 49452.8, now requires that your child have an oral health assessment by May 31st in Kindergarten or first grade, whichever is his or her first year of public school. The law specifies that the assessment must be preformed by a licensed dentist or other licensed or registered dental health professional. Oral health assessments that have happened within the 12 months before your child enters school also meet this requirement. Please contact the school office at (916)655-3235 for the assessment form or download by choosing the link provided.

Oral Assessment Form
Top of PageMedications at School
In order for medications to be administered at school, all medications need to be accompanied by an Authorization for Medication to be Given at School form signed by a physician and the parent. If your child must take medication during school hours, an adult must bring it to the office in the original container.
Top of PageHead Lice
Having head lice is very common. Preschool and elementary children, aged 3-10, and their families are infested most often by head lice. For facts, photos, and information on prevention and treatment, please visit the following sites.

Top of PageHealth Information Privacy
Federal privacy standards to protect patients' medical records and other health information took effect in 2004 under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

To maintain the privacy of your health information, it is the policy of Pleasant Grove Join Union School District to receive written authorization from a patient prior to releasing or utilizing healthcare information.

Click here to view the HIPAA Authorization form on the Forms page.
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Pleasant Grove Joint Union School District
3075 Howsley Rd.,
Pleasant Grove, CA 95668