On March 20, Governor Pritzker announced that the closure of Illinois schools will extend through April 7. In addition, a shelter in place order is in effect from March 21 at 5:00 p.m. through April 7. Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, our buildings will be closed. Staff will be available to answer the phone remotely between the hours of 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Please call your child’s school if you have questions or concerns.
School Nurses are committed to helping children by promoting the well being, safety and educational success of every student.
At Ferson Creek, our Registered Nurse and Certified School Nurse work collaboratively with other stakeholders to maintain a healthy & safe environment for our students & staff. On a daily basis, they provide care & first aid to individuals impacted by illness or injury and follow guidelines for medication administration & documentation. In addition, they work to maintain accurate records in compliance with state mandates including immunizations, physical examinations, & medical conditions, support necessary screenings such as hearing & vision, and plan for and provide health & wellness lessons for students.
Our Certified School Nurse serves as a member of our Collaborative Problem-Solving Team (PST) and special education & Section 504 evaluation teams. In addition, she works collaboratively with families, medical professionals, and staff to write & implement Individual Health Care Plans for students impacted by medical needs in the school setting.
St. Charles Community Unit School District 303