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AHS Student Vaccination Clinic


MUHSD is partnering with Castle Family Health Centers to run a student vaccination clinic on Thursday, April 29th from 1:30-3:30t Atwater High School's New Gym. Students MUST bring a permission slip in order to receive a vaccine.  The Pfizer vaccine is available to students 16 and older ONLY.  Permission slips are available in the AHS office or on the AHS website.  Once a permission slip is received, you will be given an appointment time.  Please turn in permission slips as soon as possible (Wednesday, April 28th at the latest). Bus transportation provided at 4:30 PM.

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MUHSD school nurses are working closely with Merced County Department of Public Health (MDPH) who are, in turn, working closely with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and monitoring the situation. The group is also establishing protocols for schools in the event that Coronavirus does spread in Merced County. More information will be shared as this plan develops. In addition, situation updates can be found through the Centers for Disease Control. For resources, prevention tips, & information please visit the MUHSD Health Services webpage below.

MUHSD's health services Coronavirus information

School nurses are the primary health care providers within the educational environment. We promote each student’s optimal health status, physical and mental, to achieve their fullest potential as a learner and a person.

What do school nurses provide that no one else in the school district can?

  • Assess health needs
  • Teach and promote health practices
  • Provide counseling, primary health care, emergency care, crisis management, and referrals
  • Provide communicable disease control
  • Access to community resources
  • Perform mandated health screenings
  • Perform special health care procedures; administration of medications, catheterization and tube feedings

Please contact the health office at 209-325-1254 or our school nurse Jody Jenkins at 209-325-1255 or by email at jjenkins@muhsd.org. The health office is located in the main administration office building.