Listed below are forms used to coordinate and provide care for your child, as well as requirements for school attendance (immunizations).

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Margaret (Maggie) Volosin RN, BSN.


Back To School Guidelines

Latest Updates:

Resources & Fact Sheets

The following websites and fact sheets from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention and for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are good sources of information:

Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE)

Please see the following PDFs for assistance in deciding whether a child should attend school and our guidance on whether a child or staff member should remain at school or be sent home:

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Colorado

COVID-19 Fact Sheet – English

COVID-19 Fact Sheet – Spanish

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) information website.

CDC 2019 NOCV Fact Sheet – English

 

Our strength as a community is our greatest asset.

We can work together to protect each other and slow the progression of COVID-19.

We thank you for your support and partnership in this effort.


When to keep your child at home

How sick is too sick?  There are three main reasons to keep sick children at home:

  1. Your child doesn’t feel well enough to take part in normal activities.  For example, your child is overly tired, fussy or won’t stop crying.
  2. Your child needs more care than teachers and staff can give while still caring for the other children.
  3. The symptoms or illness  is listed on the updated chart below (see below for print friendly charts in English (Updated chart in Spanish coming soon.)

Allergy

The following forms aide in coordination of care and action plan for students with allergies, including those with food allergies.

Asthma

Use the following to coordinate care for students with asthma concerns.

Immunizations

Colorado law requires students who attend a public, private or parochial kindergarten – 12th grade of school to be vaccinated against many of the diseases vaccines can prevent, unless a medical or non-medical exemption is filed.

For full information about requirements, recommendations and exemptions due to medical or non-medical reasons, please visit Colorado Department of Health and Environment’s Immunization page.

Vaccines required to enter child care

  • Hepatitis B.
  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTap).
  • Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib).
  • Inactivated poliovirus (IPV).
  • Pneumococcal conjugate (PCV13) or polysaccharide (PPSV23).
  • Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR).
  • Varicella (chicken pox).

Vaccines required to enter school (K-12)

  • Hepatitis B.
  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTap).*
  • Inactivated poliovirus (IPV).*
  • Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR).*
  • Varicella (chicken pox). *
  • Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap).**
*Students 4 through 6 years of age are required to have their final doses of DTaP, IPV, MMR and Varicella prior to kindergarten entry.
**Students are required to have Tdap prior to entry into 6th grade. One dose of Tdap is required for 6th through 12th grades.

Immunization Information and Charts:

Medications (including Daily)

Students required to take physician prescribed medication(s) during the school day may be assisted by the school nurse or other designated school personnel.  Medications are administered only if the school district receives specific written instruction from such physician and the parents or guardian of the student.

Seizure

Use the following forms to provide information and coordination of care for students who experience seizures:

Other Concerns or questions?

For any other healthcare needs or concerns, please contact Margaret (Maggie) Volosin RN, BSN.

 

In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Big Sandy School District 100J does not unlawfully discriminate against otherwise qualified students, employees, applicants for employment, or members of the public on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services. Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law.

Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees and members of the public. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer for the district:

Steve Wilson, Superintendent, or designee
Name of title of employee designated as compliance officer for the district:

18091 County Road 125, PO Box 68, Simla, CO 80835
Address

719-541-2292
Telephone number

swilson@bigsandy100j.org
Email

Sammi Swennes
Name(s) of employee(s) designated as the Title IX Coordinator

18091 County Road 125, PO BOX 68, Simla, CO 80835
Address
719-541-2291 sswennes@bigsandy100j.org
Telephone number Email Address

Outside agencies

Complaints regarding violations of Title VI, (race, national origin), Title IX (sex, gender), Section 504/ADA (handicap or disability), may be filed directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204. Complaints regarding violations of Title VII (employment) and the ADEA (prohibiting age discrimination in employment) may be filed directly with the Federal Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 510, Denver, CO 80202, or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202.