HEALTH SERVICESDripping Springs ISD is fully committed to the health and well-being of all students. In recognition of this, Dripping Springs ISD provides a full-time registered nurse at every school. The nurse serves as a liaison between school personnel, the student's family, our community, and healthcare providers to advocate for student health and a healthy school environment.DSISD nurses monitor required immunizations, perform mandated health screenings, track communicable diseases, plan for emergencies, and provide direct care to students and staff.
We would like to assure you that all medical information concerning your child is treated confidentially by the nurses and all school staff. We do not share information about your child with outside parties nor can we discuss the concerns of any other student with you.Emergency Medications
All DSISD campuses have an emergency supply of epinephrine and diphenhydramine HCL (Benadryl) that nurses may administer in the event of an unexpected, undiagnosed, anaphylactic (life-threatening) allergic reaction.
Parents of children with known anaphylaxis are expected to provide an individual supply of emergency medication(s) and an emergency action plan (Spanish), signed by their child's physician, to the nurse at the beginning of each school year.Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)Each campus has at least one Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for use during an emergency.
Immunization InformationBelow are the immunization requirements from the Texas Department of Health. Information also can be found at the website: www.ImmunizeTexas.com. Individual student immunization records are available on Family Access.
- 2023-2024 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Students Grades K-12
- Affidavit Request for Exemption from School or Childcare Immunizations for Reasons of Conscience
Does a child have a 30-day provisional enrollment in school while awaiting the vaccine exemption form? No. Admission to a school is not allowed until records are produced showing that (1) the child has been immunized in accordance with the rules; (2) the child has an exemption affidavit from immunization requirements on file with the school in accordance with the rules; or (3) the child is entitled to provisional enrollment.