Pierre School District Health Services

  • Free Influenza Immunization Clinic

    Date: November 5, 2019
    Time: 4:00 – 7:00 pm
    Where: Georgia Morse Middle School
    Who: for children 6 months through 18 years of age as well as college/university students with a student ID

    Parent/Guardian consent is required for anyone under the age of 18. The consent form may be completed in advance. Consent forms may be found on the Pierre School District’s website under the Department/Health Services tab or picked up at Community Health 740 E. Sioux Avenue, Suite 107. Forms will also be available at the flu shot clinic.

    If you have questions about the vaccine or the scheduled clinic, please contact:

    Community Health Services

    Consent Form for Flu Vaccine

  • If your child is sick

    If your child is ill, do not send your child to school. Please refer to the South Dakota Department of Health for a full listing of recommendations. Students should not attend school if:

    1. Temperature is above 100.0, with or without fever-reducing medication
    2. The child is vomiting or has diarrhea
    3. The child has suspected pink eye
    4. The child has a sore throat with a temperature elevation
  • Medication Administration At School

    Medical Authorization for EpiPen and Inhaler Self Administration
    Request and Authorization for Medication

  • Head Lice Policy

    The parent of a student found to have live head lice will receive a personal call or a note sent home regarding treatment. A student with live lice may be excluded immediately in the event of frequent or repeated infestations or at the discretion of the school nurse.

    Additional Head Lice Information
    Head Lice Treatment - Center for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Immunizations Required for School Entry in South Dakota

    South Dakota Codified Law 13-28-7.1 requires students entering school or early childhood programs to present certification that they have been adequately immunized, according to the recommendations of the Department of Health. The law applies to all children entering school for the first time, including transfer students.

    Learn More
  • Immunization Information Links

    SD Department of Health FAQ
    Meningitis Booster Shots Information

  • Immunization Schedules for Children Birth – 18 years

    Recommended Immunizations for Children Birth to 6 Years Old
    Recommended Immunizations for Children 7 to 18 Years Old