Health Room


Sara Bos, RN, BSN, School Community Health Nurse

Evelyn Harkins, CNA, CMT, Health Room Technician

Phone: 240-740-1401

School Health Services

The school health team is staffed by a School Community Health Nurse (RN) and a School Health Room Technician (SHRT). The school nurse and SHRT provide triage, emergency services, and first aid. The school health room tech works under the license of the school nurse. Services provided include emergency care for students and staff, communicable disease prevention and control, identification of health concerns, establishment of health care plans, and case management of students with health-related concerns.

For more information about School Health Services, Wellness Centers, or to access important health forms, please click here.

Health Status Updates

If your child is seen by their healthcare provider for a physical and/or receives immunizations, please send a copy of the physical and/or immunization record to the health room. Keeping your child's health records up to date helps us to provide appropriate care and ensure that your child complies with state immunization requirements.

When to Keep your Child Home from School


Medicine cannot be given to a student unless authorized by the physician on MCPS form 525-13 (please use MCPS form 525-14 for epipens only). This includes both prescription and over the counter medications. Over the counter medications must be in the original, unopened bottle/box. Prescription medications must be in a container properly labeled by a pharmacist.

Students are not permitted to bring medicine to school to either deliver to the health room or carry for self administration unless approved by the physician and cleared by the school nurse. More information about MCPS medication policy can be found here

Medication authorization and other health forms can be accessed here

Health Room Hours

Monday - Friday: 7:30AM - 2:30PM

MCPS Policies for Anaphylaxis

The health and well-being of your children is of utmost importance to Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The Montgomery County Board of Education adopted PolicyJPD, Emergency Care for Students Experiencing Anaphylaxis, and MCPS adopted Regulation JPD-RB, Emergency Care for Students Experiencing Anaphylaxis, to safeguard your children in the event of an emergency.
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Policy JPD, Emergency Care for Students Experiencing Anaphylaxis

JPD-RB, Emergency Care for Students Experiencing Anaphylaxis

Last Updated: 2/16/18