•                   Should I Send My Child to School

    Be watching in the fall for a link for parents to decide when a sick child is well enough to return to school.

     click on this link to see a helpful chart to determine when it is a safe temperature for your child to play outside.
     Welcome to Maple River Schools Health Office! Health Services include: Vision and Hearing Screening done in the fall, first aid, maintaining health records, and management and administration of medications. We are also here as a resource for teachers, students and families. Our goal is to provide a safe and healthy environment and to promote the health and well being of all school children. For information regarding immunizations, see the listing below.   We ask that parents/guardians and students keep us informed of any health condition that may require our attention during the school year. If you find that you have questions or need any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us in the office. We look forward to assisting you!
    Tjode Mickelson,RN/LSN
    (507)524-3918 ext 283
    Darci Volsen,LPN
    (507)524-3918 ext 249
    All students entering kindergarten MUST have these shots:
    *5 DtaP(diptheria, tetanus and pertusis)
    *4 Polio
    *2 MMR(measles, mumps, rubella)
    *3 Hepatitis B
    * 2 Varicella(if your child has a history of this disease, we require a doctors note stating this)
    7th Graders:
    * tetanus booster
    * meningococcal 
    * 2nd varicella (if not received in elementary school already)


    Located on our website you will find various forms and information you will find helpful. Topics such as "Are Your Kids Ready For School" covers the Minnesota's School Immunization Law and will show you where your child should be as far as immunizations are concerned.  "Should I Send My Child To School" covers a variety of common childhood illnesses  and will discuss the symptoms to look for, how it is spread to others and what the schools guidelines are as to how long to keep your child home from school when they have a specific illness.