The primary goal of the school Health Technician in Lynwood Unified School District is to ensure optimum health of students so that they are better able to attain their learning potentials. This includes the following services:
Guidelines to Keeping Student at Home:
California Education Code 48211 states: School districts may exclude children of filthy or vicious habits or children suffering from contagious or infectious diseases.
Students should stay home if they have:
Physical Education Excuses:
If a student needs to be excused from PE for more than 3 days, a written request from the doctor must be presented to the school Health Technician. Excuses for 3 days or less must be in writing from a parent/legal guardian. Any appliance (crutches, slings, casts, etc.) requires a note from a physician. Students are expected to dress and participate in PE unless their injury prohibits them.