Health Information

Our school nurse has made this information available to help you stay informed of immunization requirements, and other health related information. If you have any questions, you can contact the school nurse, Jamie Kocher, at 812-875-3839.

  • Meningitis

    Indiana State Law IC 20-30-5-18 requires that school systems provide important information to parents and guardians of all students about meningitis and the vaccines available to prevent one type of this serious illness at the beginning of each school year. One type of meningitis is caused by a bacteria called Neisseria meningitidis. Infections caused by... Read more »

  • Immunization Requirements

    Below are the number of doses and each vaccine required for school entry. Additional immunizations are recommended by the CDC for your child’s safety, but are currently not required for school entry. 3 to 5 Years Old Kindergarten 3 Hep B (Hepatitis B) 4 DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus & Pertussis) 3 Polio (Inactivated Polio) 1 MMR... Read more »

  • Head Lice

    Parents need to be vigilant at home throughout the year along with us here at school. We hope the following tips will assist you and the students with prevention and control. 10 Steps to Staying Ahead of Lice Watch for signs of head lice, such as frequent head scratching. Anyone can get lice… from another... Read more »