AMS has a dispensary where students may receive attention for minor ailments. Personal medication can be stored In the health room and will be dispensed only with proper written authorization. Otherwise, no medications are dispensed. In cases of serious illness or injury, parents will be notified to pick up the student. Students must have a current health record on file with the health room, all pertinent health information should be provided to the Health Aide in a timely manner, and it is vital that the school is provided parent emergency contact phone numbers.
A current TB clearance, Immunization Report and physical are required for school attendance. These are recorded on a Student Health Record (Form 14) and kept on file in the Health Room. Special health information must be given to the Health Aide as needed. In the Health Room, students may receive minor attention, but no medications are given without prior approval. In case of illness or serious injury, parents will be notified and asked to pick up the student.