Nursing & Health Services
Masks are optional in schools with some exceptions if you have been exposed to Covid or tested positive for Covid.
Guidelines for Keeping Sick Children Home
- They are vomiting.
- They have a rash, lice, or nits.
- They have diarrhea.
- They have an eye infection.
- They have a sore throat and/or a new cough.
- They have a fever, chills, and/or muscle pain.
- Any loss of taste and/or smell.
Vaccine requirements are the same as in the past and remain in place for Pre-K, 7th and 12th graders. Vaccine updates are required prior to the beginning of school in August. Vaccines can be obtained from your child's healthcare provider or the The Hampshire County Health Dept. Paper copies or faxed copies of the vaccination updates can be sent to your child's school the week before classes begin. The Hampshire County Health Department is located at 16189 Northwestern Pike just west of Augusta, WV. They regularly vaccinate on Mondays from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm or other times by appointment. The phone number is 304-496-9640.
- Immunization Requirements for 7th- and 12th-Graders (PDF)
- Immunization Requirements for New School Enterers (PDF)
Health Dept. Consent Form for Required Vaccinations for incoming 7th & 12th Graders
The COVID vaccine is an optional vaccine being offered to students 12 and older. Please call the County Health Dept. or your child's healthcare provider with questions or to schedule an appointment for you child.
Health Dept. Consent Form for COVID Vaccination for those students 12 and up.
A dental and physical exam is required prior to first school entry. Those are recommended yearly with copies sent to school for students entering Pre-K, 2nd, 7th and 12th grade.
Parents/Guardians and students, as we all work together to ensure we have a successful Back to School experience, please review the following:
See our links for parents about children's health, safety, and education: