Laura Nasser, BSN, RN, CPEN
Hours: 7:15 AM - 3:45 PM
Every NEISD campus has a Registered Nurse (RN) ready to aide your student. Additionally, Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) and Clinic Assistants (CAs), supervised by the RN, are at designated campuses.
Medications on Campus
A reminder, per district policy, students are NOT ALLOWED to carry medications on campus. This includes medicated lip balms, cough drops and throat lozenges. In addition, students are NOT ALLOWED to transport medication to the clinic. Parents need to bring in ALL medications to the clinic.
A reminder, per district policy, students are NOT ALLOWED to carry medications on campus. This includes medicated lip balms, cough drops and throat lozenges. All medication/cough drops/lozenges must be brought to the clinic by an adult.
Cough drops and throat lozenges can be administered to students with written permission from parents/guardians for five (5) consecutive school days, up to two (2) occurrences per school year. With written parent/guardian permission students may use up to 2 cough drops or lozenges per day; they must remain in the clinic while the cough drop or lozenge dissolves to decrease the risk of choking.
Parents/guardians are encouraged to apply insect repellent in the morning prior to their student coming to school. If your student needs insect repellent to be applied during the school day, the container must be labeled with the student's name and remain in the clinic. Containers will be released to parents/guardians only.
Students may possess and apply topical sunscreen products while on school property or at a school-related event or activity to avoid overexposure to the sun. Sunscreen in NOT to be shared. Sunscreen is not to be used for any other purpose than application to exposed skin prior to outside activities. The sunscreen used on school property MUST be approved by the Federal Food and Drug Administration for over-the-counter use and be a non-aerosol product.
Parents/guardians are expected to screen their students for COVID-19 symptoms each day prior to sending their students to school by checking for the following:
When to Keep Your Student Home
We need parents’ cooperation in not sending children to school who are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms, especially if they are running a fever.
In accordance with Chapter 97, Subchapter A, of the Texas Administrative Code, North East Independent School District requires students with fever be excluded from school until fever free for 24 hours, without the use of fever reducing medications. The Texas Department of State Health Services defines fever as a temperature of 100.0 F (37.8 C) or greater.
Parents and Guardians are expected to pick their child up as soon as possible if they develop a fever at school. Students who develop a fever at school will be required to stay home from school until they have been fever free for 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medication.
School nurses and clinic assistants not only take care of skinned knees and stomach aches, but they also are responsible for…
School nurses are a primary resource in recognizing and managing children´s health problems. School nurses have the professional education and expertise to function successfully in the separate complete systems of education and health care. NEISD school nurses are committed to each child´s individual development and safety.