Health Room Information

Bethesda ES Health Room Contacts

Shannon King, CNA, School Health Room Technician (SHRT) -

Michelle Neary, RN, School Community Health Nurse (SCHN) -

Phone: 240-204-5305

Acceptable Proof of Full Immunization Compliance

View the Vaccine Requirements for 2023-24.

Physical Examinations and Immunizations

A physical examination is required for students entering Maryland public schools for the first time or transferring from a private school. The examination must be done within nine months before or six months after enrollment.

Required Health Forms

Frequently Used Health Forms

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Q - What should I do if my student tests positive for Covid?

A- Students who test positive for Covid must stay home until they have been 24 hours fever-free without the use of medications and their symtoms are improved. It is recommended that they wear a mask for 5 days upon return to school. 


Q – What happens if there is a person in your household with COVID?

A – Keep your child home if they have symptoms of Covid

  • If they are symtom free, they can come to school
Email the health-room staff – and

Additional Resources

You can find the MCPS Covid guidelines here-
Please email or call the health room at 240-204-5305 if you have any additional questions or concerns. 

Additionally, your sick student should not return until their symptoms have improved for 24h without the use of fever reducing medication.

  • Cough
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Fever greater than or equal to 100.4 F
  • Sore Throat
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Severe headache (debilitating)
  • New loss of taste or smell

COVID 19 Testing Site Locator

MD COVID-19 Testing Sites (