Health Services Department- School Nurse
Fairhope Middle School
• Health Education:
Student, Faculty and Staff
• Medication Administration and Health Care Procedures
• Referral Services
• Individualized Health Care Plans
• Screening: Vision, Hearing and Dental
• Spinal Screening Program*
• Emergency Preparedness
• Nursing Assessments
• First Aid, CPR Certification
• Maturation Program: Student Growth and Development
• Staff Health Promotion
*Mandated by the State for all students in grades 5-9 (ages 11-14)
Immunization Requirement for School Entry
All students are required to have an updated Certificate of Immunization, prior to entering kindergarten or first grade or prior to re-entering the higher grade as mandated by the State of Alabama (Code of Alabama 1975, δ16-30-4). The Certificate of Immunization must be on the form approved by the Alabama Department of Public Health.
A written objection from the parent or guardian of a student or child based on religious tenets and practices shall be submitted in person by the parent or guardian to the County Health Department for issuance of a Certificate of Religious Exemption from the required immunizations or testing.
A licensed physician can provide individual exemptions from the required immunizations or testing on a Certificate of Medical Exemption. The Certificate of Medical Exemptions is required to be on forms approved by the Alabama Department of Public Health and will be accepted in lieu of the Certificate on Immunization.