Health Services

COVID-19 Information:
  • Masks are STRONGLY encouraged.
  • What if my child tests positive? Your child will need to stay home for 10 days from onset of symptoms or test date.  Please report this information to your campus nurse.
  • What if a family member tests positive?  Seek guidance from your physician or the Health Department on quarantine guidelines.
  • What if my child develops symptoms at school?  The campus nurse will assess the student and contact the guardian. Guidance will be given on when student may return. (See below)
  • If your child is not feeling well, please keep them home until ALL symptoms have resolved.  
 
Possible signs/symptoms of COVID-19:  Students who experience the following symptom(s) on campus will be sent home. It is expected that they not return until all symptoms have resolved (Fever free for 24 hours without fever reducing medicine, 24 hours free of vomiting and/or diarrhea), OR Physician clearance OR Negative COVID-19 test from an approved testing site.
 
  • Fever (100.0 or higher) *                         
  • Chills/exaggerated shivering                                   
  • Muscle and/or body aches                                          
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of taste and/or smell (often unique to COVID-19 infections only)
  • Sore throat
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Runny Nose
  • Persistent Cough
  • Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing/increased work of breathing
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

 

COVID-19 Information 

COVID-19 Health Screener: https://www.comalisd.org/apps/pages/HealthScreener

Covid-19 vaccination information: https://www.dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/immunize/vaccine.aspx

CDC:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

SA Metro Health: https://www.sanantonio.gov/Health/News/Alerts/CoronaVirus

Comal County Health Department: https://www.co.comal.tx.us/Public%20Health/Emergency_Preparedness/EP.htm

 

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The Comal ISD Health Services department serves more than 23,800 students in 33 schools and works closely with school staff and Health services imageparents to address the physical, mental, emotional and social health needs of each.

 

The Texas Department of State describes school health services as a “coordinated system that ensures a continuum of care from school to home to community health care provider and back” (Small et al., 1995). Comal ISD Health Services shares the Texas School Health Program vision of a Texas where all children are healthy, ready to learn and prepared to make healthy lifelong choices.

 

Registered Nurses

In order to fulfill this vision, Comal ISD employs registered nurses to serve each campus. As the main health contact in the school setting, these nurses play a pivotal role bridging healthcare and education. Additional support is provided at some campuses with licensed vocational nurses as well.

For information regarding required immunizations, State mandated screenings, forms, back-to-school vaccines and seasonal flu/illnesses, click on our “Guide to the Nurse’s Office” and/or “State Mandated Screenings.” For other inquiries, click on the Health Services Personnel section or contact your campus health professional.

 

 

 

District Health Services Coordinator
Kelli Brooks BSN, RN, NCSN
830.221.2077
 
Education
B.S. Nursing, UTHSCSA
National Certification for School Nurses
Health Services Specialist
Allyson Swain RN
830.221.2191
Flex Nurse
Renee Jones RN
830.221.2071