School clinics are staffed daily with a nurse or substitute nurse employed by Humble ISD. Services provided by the nurse are:
Parents and physicians are strongly encouraged to schedule all necessary student medications for administration during non-school hours. If a student must take medication during school hours in order to observe proper time intervals between doses, and resume full participation in the school program, dispensing the medication can become the responsibility of the school.
When it is necessary that medications be given at school, the following guidelines will be followed:
All medications must be brought to the clinic by the parent.
Medications will not be stored in clinics over the summer for the next school year. Policy prohibits sending medications home with students. An adult must pick up medications in person. All medications which have not been picked up by an adult will be destroyed on the last school day of the year.
Immunizations: Students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 need:
All students must be immunized in accordance with state law before entering Texas schools. Vaccines are available from doctors' offices, the Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services Department, 281-446-4222, or the Houston Department of Health and Human Services, 713-794-9320.
For children who need medical exemptions, a written statement by the physician should be submitted to the school annually. Parents/guardians choosing the exemption for reasons of conscience, including a religious belief, should visit www.ImmunizeTexas.com for instructions.