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Meningitis information


Dear Parent,

If your child has a temperature or is sent home from school with a temperature, he/she must be clear of fever for
24 hours without taking any fever reducing medication before returning to school. This not only protects your child but the children in their class.


Please click this link for the upcoming school year immunization requirements or to obtain an exemption form.

TB Information from DSHS

West Nile Information
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Websites for information on the Swine Flu:


Swine Flu Hotline: 1-888-777-5320

To protect other students from contagious illnesses, students infected with certain diseases are not allowed to come to school while contagious.  Parents of a student with communicable or contagious diseases should contact the school nurse, Mrs. Portia King, 269-3258, or pking@joaquinisd.net, immediately.

It is the desire to Joaquin ISD to keep you abreast of all health related issues concerning your child as directed by the Texas Department of Health.  Please utilize the following websites for health related issues:

Influenza Vaccine Clinics:
 Dr. Singson  Center  598-2933  Adults and children meeting high risk guidelines
 Dr. Miller  Center  598-2716  
 Dr. Todd  Center  598-3226  Children age 4 and older, adults
 Texas Dept State Health Services  Carthage  903-693-3322  
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