Health

Oregon City High School's Health Center

Located in the counseling wing, Room 145A        503.785.8770     

Open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. during school days.

Download SBHC information. click here

 

Team approach to care

Leah Wessenburg, Nurse Practitioner

Danielle Buchanan, Mental Health Specialist

Dana Kishpaugh, Medical Assistant (CMA)

Suzanne Delgado, Health Services Coordinator 

 

The Health Services Coordinator, Suzanne Delgado, is available every day to schedule appointments and answer questions. Students may be seen on a walk in basis as well.  Stop by, call 503-785-8770,

or email  Suzanne.Delgado@orecity.k12.or.us 

No student is denied services

The Health Center is open daily to address any students’ medical or emotional need.  Services are offered to all students in the Oregon City School District. Families are not billed but insurance is billed when available, please bring insurance information

 

Health Center Services are private and confidential. Health records do not become a part of a student's school record. Health records are accessed only by Health Center staff. HIPAA rules and regulations are followed. Staff is committed to encouraging parental involvement in the health needs of their students and works to enhance communication between students and their parents or guardians.

 

Prevention focused services:

* Diagnosis and treatment of minor illness, infection and injury

* Assistance in the management of chronic illness (i.e. asthma or diabetes) in coordination with the students’ primary care provider

* Mental Health services & referrals

* Physical examinations

* Immunizations

* Lab tests

* Wellness and lifestyle education and support

* Tobacco prevention and cessation information

* Substance abuse assessment and referral

* Referrals to speciality services as needed
 

 

Registration Forms

All students need to complete registration forms for the first appointment.  They may be downloaded and completed in advance. 

Please bring your insurance card

Patient Registration  

Health History 

Health Assessment Tool

Consent for treatment (English)   Consent for treatment (Spanish)

Financial form (English)               Financial form (Spanish)        

 

 

        

 


 

Oregon City School District Nurse

The Health Center services are separate and differ from services offered by the Oregon City School District Nurse, Tina Moore, Tina.Moore@orecity.k12.or.us Oregon City School District (http://www.orecity.k12.or.us/departments/health_services) who provides specific interventions between the school environment and students with health needs.

 

Medication Policy

Prescription Medication requirements:

* A signed parent consent form entitled “Authorization of Medication Administration by School Personnel”.

* Medication must be brought to school by the parent or guardian.

* Medication must be in the original container with a label that includes the name of the student, name of the medication, proper dosage to be given, and frequency of administration.

* All prescription medication must be counted each time the parent brings an additional supply. The counting will be witnessed and signed off on the student’s medication record.
 

Non-prescription medication requirements:

* Medication must be brought to school in the original container.

* Medication must be brought to school by the parent or guardian.

* The parent will sign a permission form entitled “Authorization for Medication Administration by School Personnel”, which will include the name of the medication, route of administration, dosage and frequency and any other additional information.

* The dosage, frequency or age requirement will not exceed the recommendations on the label without a physician’s written order.
 

Additional Information

* Trained school personnel can no longer accept a phone request to administer a medication dose that was scheduled to be given at home before school hours.

* Rules relating to medication at school also apply to field trips.

* The student’s parent must cut any medication that requires being cut.

* There are specific rules for which type of over the counter medications will be allowed at school. This list is mandated by state law and is available at your child’s school.

* Dietary and herbal supplements are not allowed.

* Please note that any controlled substances including, but not limited to, steroids, narcotics, Ritalin must remain locked in the health office and will be administered by school personnel.

* Students in grades 7-12 may carry their own medications and self-administer during the school day. If you want your child to self-administer his/her medication, please contact your school, as there is paperwork required and very specific rules to follow. Please also be aware that if your child is self administering medication, there will not be any monitoring of this by school personnel.

* For further clarification if needed, contact the district nurse, Tina Moore, 503-785-8400