Many parents, caregivers, and guardians face new and difficult choices about how their child will return to school in the fall, such as deciding between in-person and virtual learning.
The tool (link above) is designed to help parents, caregivers, and guardians weigh the risks and benefits of available educational options to help them make decisions about sending their child back to school.
Important Back to School health information for the upcoming school year:
School Nurses will meet with parents by appointment only for dropping off medication & health forms. Please go to the School Nurse Directory for you school nurse contact information.
Student Health Requirements
Physical exams with up-to date immunizations are required prior to enrollment, when transferring into the district, prior entry into Pre-K, Kindergarten, and during 3rd, 6th & 9th grade. The physical exam must be on the State of Connecticut Health Assessment record for K-12 students or the Early Childhood Assessment for Pre-K Students/ELP (Early Learning Program) Students For more specific information on physical exam requirements please click here. All physicals and immunizations must be reviewed and approved by a school nurse prior to enrollment in school and prior to participation in high school interscholastic athletics.
All students who participate in THS interscholastic athletics must submit a valid physical per FCIAC guidelines. Click here for more information on health requirements for participating in THS athletics.
A written medication order from an authorized prescriber and parent/guardian written authorization are required, for school nurses, or in the absence of a nurse, other designated personnel to administer medication, including over-the-counter drugs. Medications must be in the original, properly labeled container and dispensed by a physician/pharmacist. Over-the-counter medications must be delivered in an unopened, properly labeled container. ALL medications must be delivered to/from school by a parent, guardian or other responsible adult. All medication will be destroyed if not picked up within one week following termination of the order or the last day of school, whichever comes first. The medication form can be located here: Medication Form
In an effort to be green and economical, we are asking parents access forms needed for school on our website. If you are not able to print the documents, please contact the school nurse and a copy of the posted information can be picked up in the nurses’ office or mailed to your home. Click for a complete list of forms frequently used by Trumbull Schools Department of Nursing.
The following are links to some frequently used Forms:
Medication Form – Required for all prescription or over-the counter medication that will be administered during school hours
If you have any questions prior to the start of school please contact the Town of Trumbull Director of Nursing Services 203-452-5091