Mill Creek High School maintains a clinic for students. Clinic personnel supervise the administration of medications, assess healthcare needs, and administer emergency first aid when appropriate. When students become ill or injured during the day, they should report it immediately to the teacher and request a pass to the clinic. Clinic personnel will contact parents as situations require.
Candy Fleming, RN
Kathy Catapano, RN
It is imperative that parents complete a Clinic Card at the beginning of the school year. It must include current address and phone number, medical conditions, emergency numbers, and a valid parent signature. If changes occur during the year, parents should notify the Clinic. A Clinic Card must be on file before students are allowed to check out. Otherwise the student will be checked out unexcused. The unexcused check-out will be changed to excused upon return of the clinic card.
Students with conditions which require monitoring during the school day (i.e. asthma, diabetes, heart conditions, severe allergies, seizures, etc.) will need a medical plan completed by a parent/guardian. Please contact the clinic if your student requires a medical plan. Diabetic and allergy plans require more than one form to be completed. Please call if you have any questions.
To ensure the safety of all students at our school, the following guidelines should be followed when requesting administration of medications at school:
1. Only those medications required during school hours should be administered at school. Please check with your physician regarding the need for medications to be administered during school hours.
2. All medications, both prescription and over-the-counter, must be accompanied by an Administration of Medication Request Form (this form is available in the clinic or can be printed from the resources section to the right) and brought to the school clinic by an adult. Students may not transport medications to school.
3. All medications must be in the ORIGINAL CHILD PROOF CONTAINER. Prescription medications must be in the labeled prescription bottle. Medications stored in baggies, envelopes, etc., will not be administered. School staff will only adminster medication according to the directions on the label.
4. Any medications remaining at the end of the school year must be picked up or school staff will dispose of them.
5. Students may only carry medication as prescribed by law with the required documentation. Please check with our school clinic worker if your child needs to carry emergency medication with them.