Health Information and Requirements


All health forms should be submitted by August 10th via the online Magnus Health Portal. Students may not begin classes on the first day of school nor participate in any school-related activities, including pre-season athletics practices, without having submitted all completed health forms with up-to-date immunization information.


GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Parents will access the Magnus Health Portal by clicking the "Magnus Health" icon on the Parent Portal (login required). You'll be redirected to the Magnus welcome page. (Parents who are unable to log into the Parent Portal should email info@wis.edu.) All of the health forms are available on Magnus, but if you need quick access to forms requiring a doctor's signature, they are available here: UNIVERSAL HEALTH CERTIFICATE, ORAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT, NON-PRESCRIPTION MEDICINE CONSENT, ANAPHYLAXIS PLAN (only if your child needs it), ASTHMA PLAN (only if your child needs it).
  • All students new to WIS and all students in Preschool through Grade 12 are required to have an annual physical examination, dental examination, and up-to-date immunizations.
  • A Tuberculin Test is required for entry into school. It must have been conducted within six months of school entry and a risk factor assessment is to be conducted by the healthcare provider on an annual basis thereafter.
  • If your child’s healthcare provider practices outside of DC, she/he may not be familiar with the specific immunizations required by DC law.  Please have your child’s provider refer to the Immunization Instructions on page 3 in order that your child’s immunizations are up to date.
  • All parents and student athletes are expected to read WIS's Concussion Management Policy.
For questions about health-related issues, contact our school nurses. Jeanne Romilly can be reached at 202.495.7301 or at romilly@wis.edu; Colleen Hackett can be reached at 202.243.1709 or at hackett@wis.edu.

      Preschool to Grade 5 Health Information

      Basic Requirements

      • Please complete Parts 1 and 5 of the DC Universal Health Certificate and have your child's healthcare provider complete ALL the remaining sections thoroughly.
      • One Lead Test is required of all students under the age of 6. The numeric results of the test must be entered on Part 3 of the DC Universal Health Certificate.
         

      Mandatory Forms

      DC Universal Health Certificate
      DC Oral Health Assessment Form
      Concussion Policy Acknowledgment
       


      The Non-prescription Medication Consent Form allows the School Nurses to administer the named over-the-counter medications that are stocked in the Health Offices. This form is only valid if both a healthcare provider's signature and a parent signature. No oral medications will be administered to your child for any reason without this written permission; verbal authorization over the telephone will not be accepted.

      Other Forms

      Parents may need to complete other forms as appropriate for their children.

      All students with asthma or potentially life-threatening condition such as food allergies or allergy to insect stings are required to submit an annual "Action Plan." This plan must be completed by your child's healthcare provider.

      Asthma Action Plan – must be submitted for each child with asthma and is required by DC law for all students who self-administer medication via an inhaler or who may require treatment for asthma while in school. Parental and healthcare provider signatures are required.

      Anaphylaxis Action Plan – must be submitted for each child with the potential for anaphylaxis and is required by DC law for all students who may require self-administration of medication, including Epi-pens, or who may require treatment for anaphylaxis while in school. Parental and healthcare provider signatures are required.

      Prescription Medication Consent Form is required for all short term or daily prescription medications that are to be administered during the school day (i.e. antibiotics, ointments, etc). This form must accompany the prescription medication in its original pharmacy container and be signed by both a healthcare provider and a parent.

      Grades 6-12 Health Information

      Basic Requirements

      • Please complete Parts 1 and 5 of the DC Universal Health Certificate and have the child's healthcare provider complete ALL the remaining sections thoroughly.
      • Parents electing not to have the HPV vaccine (required for all girls entering Grade 6 and all new WIS admits through Grade 10), will need to fill out a DC HPV Vaccination Opt-out Certificate.
         

      Mandatory Forms

      DC Universal Health Certificate
      DC Oral Health Assessment Form

      Concussion Policy Acknowledgment
      Concussion Testing Consent Form


      The Non-prescription Medication Consent Form allows the School Nurses to administer the named over-the-counter medications that are stocked in the Health Offices. This form is only valid if both a healthcare provider's signature and a parent signature. No oral medications will be administered to your child for any reason without this written permission; verbal authorization over the telephone will not be accepted. 

      Other Forms

      Parents may need to complete other forms as appropriate for their children.

      All students with asthma or potentially life-threatening condition such as food allergies or allergy to insect stings are required to submit an annual "Action Plan." This plan must be completed by your child's healthcare provider.

      Asthma Action Plan – must be submitted for each child with asthma and is required by DC law for all students who self-administer medication via an inhaler or who may require treatment for asthma while in school. Parental and healthcare provider signatures are required.

      Anaphylaxis Action Plan – must be submitted for each child with the potential for anaphylaxis and is required by DC law for all students who may require self-administration of medication, including Epi-pens, or who may require treatment for anaphylaxis while in school. Parental and healthcare provider signatures are required.

      Prescription Medication Consent Form is required for all short term or daily prescription medications that are to be administered during the school day (i.e. antibiotics, ointments, etc). This form must accompany the prescription medication in its original pharmacy container and be signed by both a healthcare provider and a parent.

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