Colorado law requires all students attending Colorado schools and licensed child cares to be vaccinated against certain diseases unless a medical or non-medical exemption is filed. For more information about vaccine requirements, resources and exemptions, please visit the Colorado Department of
Permission for Medication (Medication Authorization Form)
Permission form to be filled out by a physician and parent for any medication other than EpiPens.
Permission for an Inhaler
This is also known as an Asthma Care Plan. This form needs to be filled out by a physician and parent. If the physician allows the student to carry their inhaler the Asthma Self-Carry Form will need to also be completed by the parent, student, and school nurse. The school nurse has the final say on if the inhaler may be kept with the student.
Permission for an EpiPen
This is also known as an Allergy Care Plan. This form needs to be filled out by a physician and a parent/guardian. If the physician allows the student to carry their EpiPen the Allergy Self-Carry Form will need to also be completed by the parent, student, and school nurse. The school nurse has the final say on if the EpiPen may be kept with the student.
Forms are listed for download below.
9 months ago
Swink continues to monitor guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC),
the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and the Otero
County Health Department (OCHD) in an effort to provide effective instruction in
a safe and healthy environment.
Parents/Caregivers of 7th Grade and 9th Grade Students: September is National Suicide Prevention Month. As you know from daily news stories, suicide rates have been steadily increasing among adolescents. A recent study showed that from 2007 to 2015, suicide rates doubled among teen girls and rose by more than 30% among teen boys. Swink Junior/Senior High School will be sharing an evidence-based suicide prevention program with seventh and ninth grade students on Thursday, September 17, 2020. Mrs. Mills, our mental health counselor, and Mrs. Miller, one of the school nurses, will be presenting the Signs of Suicide (SOS) program. SOS is a one class period presentation that helps students recognize the warning signs and symptoms of depression and suicide in themselves or their friends, and also teaches them how to get help. Seventh graders will watch the Middle School Presentation, and 9th graders will watch the High School Presentation. Both presentations can be previewed at https://sossignsofsuicide.org/parent. Please feel free to contact us with questions about these programs. Beth Miller, RN, Carla Mills, LPC (719-384-8103)
Swink School District 33 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, or handicap (disability) in admission or access to, or treatment, or employment in its education programs or activities. Inquiries about ADA, Section 504, and Title IX may be addressed to the Superintendent of Schools, P.O.Box487, Swink, Colorado 81077, 719-384-8103
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