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Welcome back from Thanksgiving Break and hope you had a lot of Turkey turkey and Pumpkin Pie!!
  
UPCOMING EVENTS IN DECEMBER:
 
December 10th: Flu Shot Clinic here at Dos Rios done by Sunrise Community Health, I will send home proper paperwork with students today 12-1-14 and they are due back at Dos Rios all filled out and signed by December 5th!!  
 
December 11th: Hearing Re-screening for those who are new to district and on the tag list (a list of those who need to be   seen by audiologist for follow-up)
 
With us approaching christmas Snowy Winter Weather, we need your help in encouraging your students to keep warm!! Please have students wear their heavy coats, snow boots, hat & gloves!! Please also know that we have a huge overstuffed box with lost and found items by the front office!!
 
 HEALTH INSURANCE
“Does your child need health insurance?  District 6 can help you in the process of getting FREE or low-cost health insurance through Medicaid or CHP+.  Please contact your school health clerk at 348-1326 or come into health office for a flyer with more information."
 
   Also, we should remind ourselves that it is important to know that there are certain vaccines required by the state of Colorado for entry into school.  The Kids Care Clinic (348-1112) is a resource available to all Dos Rios students at no cost to the family.  They can offer information about vaccines as well as provide immunizations.  There are several informative websites that are great resources for parents www.ImmunizeForGood.com and  www.ColoradoImmunizations.com.  In addition, we encourage you to speak with your health care provider regarding any immunization questions.  We appreciate your assistance with keeping our school a healthy place to learn.

   The Kids Care Clinic (located next to Centennial Elementary school) is a FANTASTIC resource available to Dos Rios students and their siblings.  Kids Care Clinic offers, at no cost to families, medical services such as physicals, immunizations and well child checks.  They also offer dental and mental health services as well as assist families in enrolling and renewing in Medicaid and CHP+  plans.

  The Kids Care Clinic is open throughout the school year and will be open till May 31st. They also offer school physicals and immunizations.  Call now to make an appointment!

Contact Elizabeth Ortiz at 348-1112 with questions or to make an appointment.

 
 More notes from the nurse!
 ~Please parents encourage students to wash their hands throughout the day to help keep sickness down.
 
~If your students owns prescription glasses and appear to be lost, please swing by the health office during the school year because we will have a selection I'm sure to choose from .
 
~If any student has a Health Concernhealth to were they need to have Medication meds  at school, please swing by Nurse's Office to get proper work to have the Doctor/Parent Permission. Medications we DO NOT carry in the Health will need Physician Authorization even COUGH DROPS :)
 
 
Have any questions please don't hesitate, we are here to help you,
 

Elizabeth Eberhard, RN

School Nurse Consultant

 
Lori Montgomery
Health Clerk
970-348-1326