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Macey Dossey BSN-RN

Director - Health Services

2022-23 COVID-19 Protocols

What to do if you've had a positive test

What to do if you are notified you've been in close contact with someone who tested positive

 

What to do if you suspect a COVID-19 Illness or Possible Exposure

Students and staff are expected to notify Mesquite ISD of any lab-confirmed case of COVID-19. This notification will help us to determine proper quarantine times if necessary. Click one of the following buttons to access the form in your preferred language. A school nurse or the director of health services may contact you to follow up after you submit the form. 

COVID-19 Reporting Form

Formulario de informe sobre COVID-19

 

Roles and Responsibilities of School Nurses

School nursing is a specialized practice of public health nursing that promotes and protects individual student health, facilitates development, and advances academic success.  

Mesquite ISD employs registered nurses to serve as school nurses and substitute school nurses in the clinic.  School nurses work with students and their families, school personnel, the community, and health care providers to advocate for student health and a healthy school environment.   

A full time RN is assigned to each Mesquite ISD elementary and secondary campus.  A full time school nurse is assigned three days a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) to Mesquite Academy and two days a week (Tuesday, Thursday) to The Learning Center.  

Nurses monitor student records for required immunizations, perform mandated health screenings, track communicable diseases, plan for health related emergencies, deliver direct care for students, teach disease prevention and health promotion, and engage students in self-management skills for a healthy life.

Infection Prevention for Students and Parents

State Mandated Health Advisories