DSES Nurse's Clinic
The Dripping Springs Elementary Nurse's Clinic, under the direction of Nancy Marfin, R.N., is available to serve student health-related needs of all kinds.
- Parents/guardians must provide all medication and a signature is required for all medications given at school.
- A US-licensed physician’s signature is required for:
- All controlled substances (ex. narcotic pain meds & most ADHD medications)
- Over the counter medications to be administered a maximum of 10 school days or two weeks
- Medications prescribed differently from manufacturer’s directions.
Students attending Texas public schools must be in compliance with state immunization laws in order to start school. Non-compliance will result in students’ withdrawal from Dripping Springs ISD until compliance is met. A 30-day provisional enrollment is allowed for students who:
• have an immunization record that indicates the student has received at least one dose of each specified age-appropriate vaccine required ;
• are homeless as defined by §103 of the McKinney Act, 42 USC §11302;
• are in foster care as defined by §1355.20(s);
• transfer from one Texas school to another and is awaiting the transfer of the immunization record; or
• are dependents of a person who is on active duty with the armed forces of the United States.
The immunization rules may be found in the Texas Administrative Code. Additional information may be found on the Texas Department of Health Services website.
Health Resources:District health related information, required forms for certain health conditions, and district policies