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Health Services

MAIN PHONE NUMBER
(630) 424-7133 x1282

NURSES
Laura Grabowski, R.N.
(630) 424-7181 x1481
[email protected]

Jeannine Glavas, R.N.
(630) 424-6681 x1281
[email protected]

FAX NUMBER
(630) 424-6438

SECRETARY
Courtney Heneghan
(630) 424-7133 x1282
[email protected]


ABOUT US
Glenbard East Health Center is staffed by a full-time nurse, a part-time nurse, and one secretary. Students are assisted with immediate health concerns and chronic medical challenges. The school nurses work closely with all members of the pupil personnel team, which includes guidance counselors, school psychologists, deans, and social workers. The school nurses identify and plan for students with health concerns with a goal of optimal health. Toward that goal, chronic illness, hospitalizations, attendance, and injuries are monitored.

A student who becomes ill during the school day should obtain a pass from the classroom teacher before going to the Health Center unless an emergency situation exists. Students requiring to be excused from school due to illness or injury must report to the Health Center. Students are excused with the permission of a parent/guardian or designee only.

Parents may request in writing a temporary excuse from participation in physical education for up to three (3) days in any one semester. A physician’s note must be presented for excuses beyond three (3) days.

In accordance with the Illinois School Code a Medication Form must be completed and signed by both the physician and guardian to allow medication to be dispensed at school.


ACTION PLANS

Allergies (PDF)

Asthma (PDF)

Diabetes (PDF)

Seizures (PDF)


FORMS

Dental (PDF) – Proof of a dental exam is required for all incoming freshmen. Students not in compliance may have their report card withheld.

Health Requirements – English (PDF)

Health Requirements – Spanish (PDF)

Medication Authorization (PDF) – SEE ALSO Rules for Students Taking Medications at School

Meningococcal Immunization (PDF) 
The Illinois Department of Public Health requires all students entering or continuing in Grade 12 to show proof of receiving two doses of the meningococcal vaccine on or after their 11th birthday or one dose if the initial dose is given on or after the 16th birthday. The Glenbard East Health Office is requesting that all incoming seniors provide proof that they have received their immunizations prior to the first day of school. Students not in compliance will be excluded from school.

Religious Exemption (PDF)

School Physical Exam – English (PDF)

School Physical Exam – Spanish (PDF)


RESOURCES

All Kids Covered – Illinois Healthcare for All Kids

Community Resources – Health Examination & Immunization (PDF)

Diabetes – Safe at School: Chapter 1 – Diabetes Basics (VIDEO)

Epilepsy – Seizures in School (VIDEO)

EpiPen – EpiPenĀ® (epinephrine injection) Auto-Injector Training for Educators (INCLUDES VIDEO)

Health Department – DuPage County