Important Information about the Archer High School Clinic:
- The clinic is run by a trained adult and NOT a registered nurse.
- First aid will be administered in the clinic
- Medication can only be given if instructions and a signed, dated note from the physician or parent/guardian accompany the medication
- No child is to carry medication on his/her person.
- All medication must be housed in the clinic.
- Parents may bring medications to the clinic and fill out a GCPS Administration of Medication Request form.
- If your child has other health issues such as asthma or severe allergies, you will need to complete a health plan for that as well.
- These plans may be sent to you electronically or you may fill them out in person when you bring in medications.
- Students who must carry an inhaler or Epi-pen on their person may do so, but he/she must have a doctor's signature on the proper health plans on record in the clinic.
- All medications housed in the clinic must be picked up by a parent/guardian at the end of the school year or it will be disposed of.
- A letter will be sent home in May to remind you.
- Parents will be called if a student is too sick to remain at school, have been seriously injured, or are running a temperature of 101 degrees or greater.
- When your child is ill, or running a temperature, or has diarrhea, or vomiting, please do not send him/her to school.
- If you do need to check your student out due to illness, he/she will only be released to an adult listed on the clinic card and they must show proper photo I.D.
- Ill students may be checked out from the clinic.
*It is critical for the school to have current phone numbers on file in the event of an emergency.