The WUHS/MS Health Services Department is dedicated to strengthening the educational process by promoting and protecting students’ health, safety, and well-being. We have licensed school nurses in the office Monday through Friday 7:45-3pm while school is in session. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us any time at
- Health Office: 802-457- 1317 ext 1218
- Fax: 802-457-1398
School health services include: injury and disease prevention, health education, referral and management of acute and chronic health conditions, care for students with special health care needs, immunization compliance, promotion of routine health care, annual screenings, case management and providing community health resources.
School Health Policies and Practices
- WCSU Annual Student Health Form
- WCSU Medication Practice
- WCSU Immunization Requirements are in compliance with the State of Vermont
- WCSU Concussion Protocol:
- WCSU Allergy/Anaphylaxis Protocol
Annual Medical Update Plans – Allergy, Asthma, Diabetic and Seizure Action Plans are required to be updated every school year by your child's physician. Please contact them for updated forms .
- When to keep your Child at Home: If your child has a fever of 100 degrees or higher they should stay home until fever free (unmedicated) for 24 hours. Also, if they have vomited or had diarrhea in the last 24 hours they should remain at home.
- Medical and Dental Homes: The Vermont Department of Health strongly supports all children having medical and dental homes. If you need help finding a doctor or dentist that accepts your health insurance (including Dr. Dynassaur), please contact your school nurse.
- We support the recommendation of the American Academy of Pediatrics for an annual physical exam and at least an annual dental exam.
- We support the Vermont School Entry Immunization requirements. As of July 2016, the Vermont Legislature did away with the philosophic exemption. Please discuss your plans with your pediatrician if you have been utilizing this exemption.
Links to resources:
Vermont Department of Health
Parent Up for Vermont: A website to help parents talk to their kids about risky behaviors
The Vermont Department of Health Immunization rates
“It’s OK to Ask”: A Vermont Department of Health website for parents re: the safety and efficacy of immunizations.
Community Resources including emergency food and shelter, disability services, counseling, child behavior and development (“Help me Grow”), health care, child care, drug and alcohol programs, legal assistance, transportation needs, etc:
Poison Helpline: 800-222-1222
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
Outright Vermont: 802 865-9677