Rebecca Himmelberg, RN, BSNBransford Nurse
Contact InformationClinic Hours: 7:15-3:15
Phone: 817-305-4931Fax: 817-428-1203
School nurses work at each campus to ensure that immunization requirements are met, as well as providing vision, hearing and spinal screenings in accordance with State Law and Regulations. GCISD is proud to have a full-time Registered Nurse at each Elementary, Middle School and High School campus. It is the aim of the School Nurse to develop in each child a positive approach to healthful living in both attitude and practice. School Nurses are here to help provide a safe and healthy environment for children to learn at their optimal capacity and provide professional care for those who become ill or injured at school. The school nurse is equipped to assist not only the children attending school but the family as well. GCISD Health Services has access to multiple resources to help with questions and concerns.
Each school is equipped with a health room. The health room is designed to treat minor injuries and to act as a temporary "waiting station" for children who have become ill during the school day. Should a student become ill, persons designated on the enrollment card will be contacted to pick up the student. It is most important that all telephone numbers be completed on the yellow "Health Information and Emergency Consent" card that parents receive at the beginning of each school year, and be updated immediately if changes occur during the school year.
Should I Keep My Child Home?
The following guidelines should be used to help determine when your child should stay home from school due to illness:
- Fever of 100 degrees or higher in the past 24 hours
- Vomiting and/or diarrhea in the past 24 hours
- Itchy, red eyes with discharge
- Unknown rash
- Ringworm of the scalp (until treatment has started)
- Head lice or nits