Health Services

Exclusion Policy

Freshman physicals MUST be turned into the nurse’s office before the first day of school. Transfer students must have medical papers turned into the nurse’s office within 30 days of their first day of school at LFHS. Illinois exclusion deadline is October 15th.  Your child will not be allowed to attend school if we do not receive the physical exam form by the deadline. Schedule doctor appointment now to avoid exclusion in the fall.

Please note: links to view and download all required forms are available under "Medical Forms" on this webpage.

Please contact the Health Office with any questions or concerns.

Health Records Requirements

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Health News

We are seeing an uptick in various cold and flu related symptoms. Because of this, we are asking that parents please monitor students for COVID-19 like symptoms. If your student is experiencing any of the following symptoms, please keep your student home and have them tested for COVID-19. As always, we recommend contacting your student's primary care provider with any medical questions or concerns. Please note that home test results will not be accepted as proof of either positive or negative results. Tests must be performed by an outside source.

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

When calling your student out absent, please be as specific as possible about symptoms your child is experiencing. If you have questions related to COVID-19 symptoms, testing, or test results, please contact: Jazmine Scott, jscott@lfschools.net or Anjali Shah, ashah@lfschools.net, or call 847-235-9716.