School Nurse

Our School Nurses

Meagan Hastie, RN, BSN School of Excellence 719-380-6212 mhastie@ppboces.org
Mary Beth Mandery, RN, BSN Miami-Yoder School District and Hanover School District 719-660-7387 mmandery@ppboces.org
Lena Orcutt, RN, BSN Big Sandy School District, Elbert School District, Calhan School District, Peyton School District and Edison School District 719-244-7828 lorcutt@ppboces.org
Laura Kotcher, RN, MSN Ellicott School District 719-683-2700x1120 lkotcher@ppboces.org

Allergy

The following forms aide in coordination of care and action plan for students with allergies, including those with food allergies.

Asthma

Use the following to coordinate care for students with asthma concerns.

Immunizations

Colorado law requires students who attend a public, private or parochial kindergarten – 12th grade of school to be vaccinated against many of the diseases vaccines can prevent, unless a medical or non-medical exemption is filed.

For full information about requirements, recommendations and exemptions due to medical or non-medical reasons, please visit Colorado Department of Health and Environment’s Immunization page.

Your student must be vaccinated against:

  • diptheria, tetanus & pertussis (DTaP, DT, DTP, Tdap)
  • polio (PV)
  • measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)
  • hepatitis B (HepB)
  • varicella (chickenpox)

Vaccines are recommended for hepatitis A, influenza, meningococcal disease and human papillomavirus, but are not required.

Medications (including Daily)

Students required to take physician prescribed medication(s) during the school day may be assisted by the school nurse or other designated school personnel.  Medications are administered only if the school district receives specific written instruction from such physician and the parents or guardian of the student.

Seizure

Use the following forms to provide information and coordination of care for students who experience seizures: