Health and Wellness

Sara Williams, RN, BSN

District Director/Elementary

McGehee Elementary Building409 Oak St.McGehee, AR 71654PH: (870) 222-5400, FAX: (870) 222-6532

Amber Wells, LPN

School Nurse JH/High School

McGehee Junior High Building2007 East Ash St.McGehee, AR 71654PH: (870) 222-3600, FAX: (870) 222-9180

ANNOUNCEMENTS

- If your student is unable to wear a face mask due to a disability or medical condition please provide documentation from your child's physician exempting them.

This documentation can be faxed to your student's school nurse (MES Nurse 870-222-4181, CJH/MHS Nurse 870-222-4689) or taken to your student's school office.


  • Kinsa's FLUency School Health Program (McGehee Elementary Grades PK-6th eligible) - Sign up NOW to join the waitlist...

  • Text FLUENCYSCHOOL to 900900*. This will place you on the waitlist for a free smart thermometer.

  1. Hold tight until you receive another text in early September. This text will let you know when it’s time to officially sign up for your free smart thermometer and download the free Kinsa app.

Kinsa's FLUency School Health Program for McGehee Elementary Grade PK-6th - Sign up NOW to join the waitlist...

2020 Parent Flyer_Waitlist.pdf

COVID19 REPORTING

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus within our staff and student body we are asking all parents/guardians, of students who will be in attendance on-site, and all employees to notify our designated Point of Contact (POC) immediately when the following occurs:

  • Someone in the household has tested positive for COVID-19.

  • Someone in the household has been identified as a Close Contact to a positive case of COVID-19 and is requiring quarantine and/or recommended to be tested for COVID-19.

  • Students attending on-site and employees who are being tested for COVID-19. If symptomatic, student/staff should remain in quarantine pending results of their COVID-19 test.

Please call District POC: Sara Williams, RN at 870-222-5444 (If no answer, leave a voicemail), or email information to sara.williams@mcgeheeschools.org

870-222-5444

If no answer or after hours leave a voicemessage

We have a Point of Contact identified to be our liaison with the Arkansas Department of Health and a process in place to help minimize the risk in our school. The Arkansas Department of Health is identifying confirmed cases on the county level. If there are cases associated with students or staff in the school district, the student or staff member will be notified by health department officials. For the privacy of students and staff, the district will not be sharing any information. We are committed to provide the safest learning environment and will follow the guidance provided by the CDC and the Arkansas Department of Education in conjunction with the Arkansas Department of Health.

For the privacy of all students and staff, McGehee School District will not be sharing any personal information publicly.

We remain firmly committed to providing a safe environment and will follow the guidance provided by the Arkansas Department of Health and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Please refer to this website, https://achi.net/covid19/ , for COVID-19 cases in the community, school district, and zip code.

Sara Williams, BSN, RN
McGehee School District Nurse
McGehee School District POC
870-222-5444
sara.williams@mcgeheeschools.org

WELLNESS POLICY:

WELLNESS COMMITTEE

Immunizations Report (Act 676 - HB1786 of 2019)

  • Exempt from immunizations from DHS

McGehee Elementary (Grades PK-6): 2 Students

McGehee High School / Conner Junior High (Grades 7-12): 0 Students

  • Failed to provide proof of vaccinations and no exemption from DHS

McGehee Elementary (Grades PK-6): 0 Students

McGehee High School / Conner Junior High (Grades 7-12): 0 Students


MEDICAL FORMS:

(Please print any necessary form(s) and submit completed form(s) back to your child's school nurse. If you have any questions, please contact your child's school nurse).

Request for Administration of Medication/Self-carry Forms and Certification of Disability for Special Dietary Needs Forms are available in each school’s office, the nurse’s office and on the school website at www.mcgeheeschools.org


Please notify the school if your contact information changes throughout the year. It is very important that the nurse be able to reach a guardian should a student become ill or injured.