Nurses Office

School Nurses:  Melissa Tourville RN    (M.W.F)
                          Kaitlyn Tolley RN, BSN  (T.TH)


New Covenant Academy-Main Campus
(417) 887-9848 ext 411

Liberty Campus
3581 S. Kansas Ave







 
 



 **8th Grade and 12th Grade Immunization Requirements**
  • All 8th-grade students are now required to have a Tdap and Meningococcal vaccine.
  • All 12th-grade students are now required to have 2 Meningococcal vaccines unless the first vaccine is administered after the age of 16 years or older, in which case only one dose is required. 
Written documentation of these vaccines MUST be provided to the school nurse prior to the first day of school.


Nurses Notes
When should I keep my child home from school?
  • If your child is unable to participate fully in all school activities because of illness.
  • When your child had a contagious condition or a rash with an unknown cause.
  • Fever of 100 degrees or more within the last 24 hours, without fever-reducing medication.
  • Vomiting or diarrhea within the past 24 hours or unable to eat normally.
  • A diagnosis of strep throat that has not been under antibiotic treatment for 24 hours.
  • If your child requires fever-reducing medication or ongoing pain relief medication.
Medication Policy
  • All medications, including inhalers and any over-the-counter medication, must be in the properly labeled pharmacy container or purchased container if an over-the-counter medication.
  • The parent/guardian must provide NCA with written permission to administer prescription or over-the-counter medication before it will be administered to the student.
  • Medications will only be administered according to the doctor's prescription order or in accordance with the manufacturer's label, if over-the-counter
  • All medication should be delivered to the school nurse by the parent or responsible adult and must be picked up by an adult. 
  • For safety reasons, students should not transport medications to and from school.