Student Health Requirements
West Virginia Department of Education Policy 2423 - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, requires that all students must be up to date on mandatory immunizations and may not attended without proof of required immunizations. No grace period will be considered
and students entering Pre-K, Kindergarten, 2nd, 7th & 12th grades must also show proof of a dental examination and HealthCheck examination within 45 days of entry into school.
COVID-19 Updates and Information
What you need to know about COVID-19 and:
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Special Dietary Needs
When to Keep Your Child Home Due to Illness
You may find the following checklist helpful in deciding whether or not to send your child to school when there is a question of illness.
Keep your child home if:
Immunizations are not complete
There is a fever (100°F or more)
Your child should have NO fever (100°F or more) for 24 hours, WITHOUT medication to keep the fever down, before sending back to school
Your child has vomited within the previous 12 hours, has diarrhea or severe abdominal pain
Your child is complaining of a headache keeping them from participating in activities
There is any unidentified (therefore, possibly contagious) rash or any “open skin lesions”
Your child has "Pink Eye," until it has been treated
American Academy of Pediatrics Statement on Head Lice in Schools
"No healthy child should be excluded from school or allowed to miss school time because of head lice or nits. Pediatricians may educate school communities that no-nit policies for return to school should be abandoned."
School Based Healthcare
Certified School Nurses
A Certified School Nurse covers each county school. This nurse travels between schools regularly. If you need to contact your school's Certified School Nurse, you may use one of the following methods:
Call the Main Office Number.
E-mail your nurse.
Call your school. Leave a message for your nurse with the Secretary or Nurse in the building.
(Located at Marion County Adult and Community Education Center)
601 Locust Ave.
Fairmont, WV 26554
Laura Bennett, RN - firstname.lastname@example.org
Barnes Adult Learning Center - 304-367-2127 - Lisa Robbins, RN
Fairmont Senior High - 304-367-2150 - Misty Owen, LPN
Watson Elementary - 304-367-2156 - Melanie Hughes, LPN
Mandy Boylen, RN - email@example.com
Monongah Elementary - 304-367-2159 - Wanda Tobrey, LPN
Monongah Middle - 304-367-2164 - Angela Alkire, LPN
East Fairmont High - 304-367-2140 - Dawn King, LPN
Cherie Earls, RN - firstname.lastname@example.org
Barrackville Elementary/Middle - 304-367-2128 - Marcia Powell, LPN
Rivesville Elementary/Middle - 304-278-5331 - Anne Romano, LPN
East Park Elementary - 304-367-2134 - Ronda Paugh, RN
Fairview Elementary - 304-449-1752 - Ann Nicely, RN
Fairvew Middle - 304-449-1312 - Robert McGinty, LPN
Karri Hayhurst, RN - email@example.com
Jayenne Elementary - 304-367-2136 - Donna Offutt, LPN
White Hall Elementary - 304-367-2158 - Jennifer Gardi, LPN
West Fairmont Middle - 304-366-5631 - Cindy Lepley, LPN
Ronda Hopkins, RN - firstname.lastname@example.org
Blackshere Elementary - 304-986-2707 - Kimberly Ice, LPN
Mannington Middle - 304-986-1050 - Samantha Hepner, LPN
North Marion High - 304-986-3063 - Lucinda Tarley, LPN
Christina Sanson, RN - email@example.com
East Dale Elementary - 304-367-2132 - Brianna Stottlemire, LPN
Pleasant Valley Elementary - 304-367-2175 - Faye Parker, LPN
East Fairmont Middle - 304-367-2123 - Shirley Robbins, LPN