Lake Harriet Health Office
MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of Health Services is to create and sustain a school health system that promotes and supports student achievement, health, and well-being.
To call a student in sick, please dial 668-3210 (Lower Campus) or 668-3310, (Upper Campus). If leaving a voice mail, please spell your child's last name and indicate the nature of their illness.
Health Office Contact Information:
Sarah Holden - School Nurse, Lower Campus Tu & TH, 9:15-3:45
Pamela Higgins - LPN, Lower M-F 9:30-4:00 F 9:15-1:30
Lower Campus ph: 612-668-3222, fax: 612-668-3220
MPS has a 24-hour exclusion rule:
A child should not come to school (and will be sent home) if they have or have had:
- vomiting or diarrhea in the past 24 hours
- a fever of 100 degrees F orally or 99 degrees F axillary (under the armpit) or higher in the past 24 hours
- an undiagnosed skin rash
Students should not return to school until 24 hours from the last episode of vomiting, diarrhea or until the fever has returned to normal (for 24 hours) WITHOUT the use of fever-reducing medication.
Notify: Notify all organizations your child is involved with if your child has a contagious condition.