Health Services for Montrose and Olathe Schools include 3 full time School District Registered Nurses who supervise, manage, and oversee 11 full time Health Techs who are trained in basic CPR/First Aid.
Important things to know:
- Colorado law requires all students attending Colorado schools and licensed child cares to be vaccinated against certain diseases unless a medical or non-medical exemption is filed. For more information about vaccine requirements, resources and exemptions, please visit the Colorado Depart. of Public Health and Environment’s page CLICK HERE.
- Current health information should be updated for each student yearly and anytime there are changes. Please download form, fill out and return to your student's school.
The Northside Child Health Center located at 528 N. Uncompahgre Ave. provides health services, dental hygiene services, mental health services, and immunizations for enrolled students throughout the Montrose community. For further information about which medical insurances are accepted, please call (970) 240-6438.
Health Services Guidelines and Procedures:
- Illness Guidelines. Children should stay home if they are ill. Please DO NOT send your child to school if he/she is ill with fever (>100.0 F), a persistent/uncontrollable cough, contagious disease, a rash that has not been identified by a healthcare provider, nausea/vomiting, or diarrhea. Illness Policy English.pdf - Illness policy Spanish.pdf
- Medication Administration in School
Severe Food Allergies
Head Lice in Schools
To view our current guidelines and procedures on head lice:
Parent Instructions for treating head lice: