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School Health

at Queen Anne's County Public Schools

School Health Program

Every QACPS school is staffed by a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). If you’d like additional information about School Health, please contact the Board of Education office at 410-758-2403.

Immunization Requirements

According to Maryland School Immunization Regulations (COMAR 10.06.04) all students must be immunized according to the Maryland Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule in order to attend school. 

Vaccine Requirements:

  • All students entering kindergarten must show proof of two varicella shots. 
  • All students entering 7th grade must show proof of one Tdap vaccination and one meningitis vaccination.

Vaccine Reporting:
Please keep your child’s school up-to-date on their immunization records, including:

  • COVID-19
  • Influenza
  • HPV

Covid 19 Information

Click Here: https://www.qacps.org/covid-19/

Other Health Requirements for Entry to School

A physical examination by a physician or certified nurse practitioner must be completed within nine months prior to entering the public school system or within six months after entering the system. A Physical Examination form designated by the Maryland State Department of Education and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene shall be used to meet this requirement.

Evidence of blood testing for lead exposure is required for all students who reside in a designated at-risk area when first entering Pre-kindergarten, Kindergarten, and 1st grade. The
blood-lead testing certificate (DHMH 4620) (or another written document signed by a
Health Care Practitioner) shall be used to meet this requirement.

School Health Forms

MD State Medication Administration Authorization Form

Maryland Schools Record of Physical Examination/Health Assessment

MDMH Blood Lead Testing Certificate

Maryland Department of Health Immunization Certificate

MD Diabetes Medical Management Plan/Health Care Provider Order Form

Guidance Document: MD Diabetes Medical Management Plan/Health Care Provider Order Form

Supplemental Form for Students with Insulin Pumps

Student Discretionary Medication Form

Anaphylaxis Health Care Plan

Asthma Care Plan

Concussion Protocol & Assessment Form

Authorization to Release Information

Resources

Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction

Drugs: Shatter the Myths

Contacts

Ms. Michele Morrissette
Program Director
(410) 758-2403 Ext. 134
202 Chesterfield Avenue
Centreville, Maryland 21617
michele.morrissette@qacps.org

Queen Anne’s County Health Department
410-758-0720