student health services

Potentially Life Threatening Health Conditions

According to Washington State Law *(RCW 28A.210.320), students with a potentially life threatening health condition cannot attend school unless the following conditions are met:

  1. A current medication and/or treatment order from a licensed health care provider must be on file with the school nurse. This order must be renewed each school year. Prescribed medication or equipment identified in the order necessary to carry out the order must be brought to the school by the parent prior to the first day of school.
  2. An Emergency Action Care Plan, written by the school nurse in cooperation with you and the licensed health care provider, must be in place prior to the student’s first day of attendance at school. 

Health Conditions that are considered to be potentially life threatening are Asthma, Severe Allergies, Diabetes, Heart, Seizures, Neurological Disorders, and Bleeding Disorders.  Please contact your school nurse for further information and questions.