Tell Us About Your Child's Health!
Before the start of each school year, please be sure to contact your school nurse and child’s teacher to discuss any health concerns your child has, including severe allergies, seizures, diabetes, asthma, and current medication. During the school year, please be sure to update the school nurse and teacher about any new or changing medical conditions or medication.
Forms & Information
Physical Exam Form
For new students enrolling into kindergarten or grade 1. Please have your child’s health care provider complete this form and return it to your child’s assigned school building. Your child will not be cleared to attend school until this form has been signed and returned to the school on or before August 1.
Administering Nonprescription Medications
This form is to request the administration of non-prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications to your child.
Authorization for the Possession and Use of an Epinephrine Autoinjector
This form authorizes the possession and use of an epinephrine autoinjector by a student.
Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Emergency Care Plan
FARE's Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Emergency Care Plan, formerly the Food Allergy Action Plan, outlines recommended treatment in case of an allergic reaction, is signed by a physician and includes emergency contact information.
Marcia Stewart | Districtwide Health Coordinator
Caitlyn DeShane | School Nurse
Elizabeth Moody-Ganoom | School Nurse
Marnica Dreher | School Nurse
Melanie Thompson | School Nurse
Rachel Ross | School Nurse
Rhonda Carmel | School Nurse
Tami Tackett | School Nurse
2022-23 COVID Guidelines
Pickerington Schools follows Franklin County Public Health's guidance on COVID illness and exposure. Please adhere to the following guidelines if you have tested positive for COVID or live with someone who has tested positive for COVID.
COVID Test Positive:
- The student/staff should stay home for five days from the onset of symptoms.
- The day the student/staff started having symptoms is day zero.
- The student/staff should return to school on day six as long as the positive person is no longer running a fever, not taking any fever-reducing medications and has an improvement in symptoms.
- It is recommended that the student/staff wears a mask when indoors and around others for days six through 10 and unmask on day 11.
Student AttendanceTo be marked as medically excused, the parent/guardian will need to provide documentation of:
- a proctored COVID test result or
- a note from the healthcare provider
Recommendations for Family MembersThe recommendation for family members and anyone living in a household where there is a positive case:
- If there are no COVID symptoms, the individual may return to work/school wearing a mask for 10 days from last contact with the positive person.
- If possible, test on day five.
- If you develop symptoms, get tested and stay home until you know the results.
For more resources, visit our testing, isolation and quarantine or vaccine
webpages.For more information, read the Franklin County Community Mask Advisory.