• Nurse's Notes

    Parents and students have a resource to check for allergies and carb counts in the cafeteria’s main lunch meal by using nutrislice from Child Nutrition.

    Visit https://southlakecarroll.nutrislice.com/menus-eula-splash and select View Menus, Carroll High School, then click on the meal items on that day’s date.

    Carroll ISD's main Health Services page is a valuable resource for health and illness related topics, including district health forms- https://www.southlakecarroll.edu/Domain/48


    Students are not allowed to carry medications (over-the-counter or prescription) unless it is an inhaler, epipen, or diabetes supply and student has a MAR and Action Plan on file with Health Clinic.  Students may keep medications in the nurse's office for daily or as needed administration with a signed MAR form. Please be sure medicine is in original container and not expired. Prescriptions and medications to be given over ten consecutive days require a doctor signature. Nurse is unable to dispense medicine, even Advil or Tylenol, unless it is the student's own medicine brought in specifically for that student.

    Free of Symptoms (Clinic Policy)
    It is the goal of Carroll ISD to provide an environment that is conducive to learning for all students and staff. Some communicable diseases or conditions may warrant exclusion from school to avoid exposing other students. If your student exhibits any of the following symptoms, please keep your student home until the child is free of the symptoms and has received treatment.

    • Temperature of 100 degrees or above*
    • Vomiting and/or diarrhea**
    • Persistent cough
    • Rash
    • Open, itchy or draining lesions
    • Red, itchy, draining eyes
    • Presence of live lice or nits in the hair
    • Suffering from a reportable disease, as defined by the Texas Board of Health
    • Undiagnosed scaly patched on the body or scalp

    *Your child must be free of fever (less than 100.0) without acetaminophen, ibuprofen or other fever reducing medications for 24 hours before returning to school.

    ** Your child must be diarrhea free without diarrhea suppressing medications for 24 hours before returning to school.

    Communicable Diseases/Conditions
    Parents of students with a communicable or contagious disease are asked to telephone the school nurse so that other students who have been exposed to the disease can be alerted. Students with certain diseases are not allowed to attend school while their disease is contagious. These include chicken pox, mumps, measles, ringworm of the scalp, lice, fever, pink eye, fifth disease, and strep throat. More information can be obtained in the district handbook for students.

    Stress Management

    From the Counseling Staff

    It’s November.  Our daylight hours are diminishing, the end of the fall semester is looming, and the holidays are approaching.  Sounds like a great time to talk about stress management and self-care!  Below are a few resources from the American Psychological Association, Web MD, the Mayo Clinic, and others for you to access as desired or needed.  Think about and incorporate these tips into your own daily life, your family, or your classroom.

    “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including YOU.”  --Anne Lamott

    Managing Stress for a Healthy Family                   

    Five Tips to Help Manage Stress                             

    How to Feel Better in Less Than 15 Minutes       

    Stress Management Tips                                         

    Stress Management Basics                                      

    Stress Management: Using Self-Help Techniques for Dealing with Stress               

    Why Teachers Need to Put on Their Own Oxygen Masks First

    Study Stress - 15 Things You Should Know


    Thank you for your help!

    Melody Cooley, RN

    CHS Nurse

    817-949-5610 phone 817-949-5656 fax