Lake Harriet Health Office


FLU SHOTS AT LAKE HARRIET SCHOOLS– Please note-the October 14th flu clinic at LHL has been cancelled. See Below for the Flu Clinic details at the Upper Campus on October 13, 3:30-5:30 pm

This year, our annual flu shot clinic will be held outside Lake Harriet Upper Campus from 3:30-5:30 pm on Tuesday, October 13th on the playground located on the south side of the school. Masks will be required, social distancing observed and please bring your own pen. Anyone is welcome--whether a student, parent, faculty or friend.

Please be sure to bring insurance cards (if insured) for everyone planning to receive a flu shot or flu mist. To help things run smoothly, we urge everyone to complete the Flu Clinic Registration Form (scroll to the bottom of this web page to locate and download) before the clinic and bring the completed forms (one per person) with you on the13th. Please wear your mask, practice social distancing, and bring your own pen.

Please contact Sarah Holden, the Lake Harriet Lower school nurse, at 612-562-5937 or 

or Sarah Thomforde, the Lake Harriet Upper school nurse, at for more information.


The mission of Health Services is to create and sustain a school health system that promotes and supports student achievement, health and well-being.

Covid 19 Information-Minneapolis Public Schools

Minnesota Department of Health Covid 19 Updates

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:

Lower Campus

Sarah Holden - School Nurse, Lower Campus Tu & TH, 9:40-4:10

Pamela Higgins - LPN, Lower M-F 9:30-4:00 F 9:30-1:30
Lower Campus ph: 612-668-3222, fax: 612-668-3220
Upper Campus
Sarah Thomforde - School Nurse, Upper Campus
Terri Pelant - LPN, Upper MTTHF 9:40-4:10
Upper Campus ph: 612-668-3315 fax: 612-668-3320

Is my child well enough to come to school?

In general, please keep your child home if he/she is not feeling well. 

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.

Click here for Minneapolis’ Attendance Policy.


Notify all organizations your child is involved with if your child has a contagious condition.