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Nurse's Corner

Welcome to the Nurse's Corner! The mission of Health Services at Morton Elementary is to provide quality health services and education to the students. The nurse's corner plans to serve as a valuable tool to supporting the physical, emotional, mental, and social health of students.
If you need to see the school nurse for a non-emergency (drop off medication, submit documents, or discuss your child, etc.) please make an appointment with Nurse Lee by calling 601-732-8529.
undiagnosed rash
no fever for 24 hours with no fever reducing medication
persistent cough or head lice
no vomitting and/or diarrhea for 12 hours
Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
if being treated for "pink eye" - must have antibiotic drops for 24 hours and have no drainage from the infected eye
Complains of severe earache, with or without fever or severe throat with symptoms indicating possible strep throat
if being treated for strep infection must be on antibiotics at least 24 hours
one or more episodes of diarrhea
when the clinic has provided you with instructions on returning to school. (Please always remember to bring a note if you went to see medical personnel prior to returning to school)
fever of 100.5 degrees or more
All medication, including over-the-counter medication requires a physician's order and a medication permission form. Please see your school nurse for these forms.
Below are a few links to some good training modules that staff personnel needs to review. 
(Diabetes Basics, Diabetes Medical Management Plan, Hyperglycemia, Blood Monitoring, etc.)
(Staff, click on the link and register for the Asthma Basics course. Once you receive your certificate, print and scan a copy to the school nurse.)
(Training video on using Epi-pens)
Seizures:  (Click on the link and view the PowerPoint)