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.


Extended School Closure to Proactively limit Coronavirus Spread

Big Sandy School District 100J  joins Pikes Peak area school districts in closing all school facilities until April 20, 2020. 

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 informaiton:

Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE)

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.

 

Big Sandy School District 100J is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex (which includes marital status), sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, disability or need for special education services. Inquiries concerning Title VI, Title IX, Section 504 and ADA may be referred to Steve Wilson, Superintendent of Schools, P.O. Box 68, Simla, CO 80835, (719) 541- 2292 or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, Colorado 80204, (303) 844-2991. Learn more at our Equal Opportunity Education/Title IX page.