HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES


 

TMHS Nurses

Fax: 361-241-4258

Hours: 
Monday through Friday
8:10 am to 4:10 pm

Ashley Kelsey, RN
akelsey@tmisd.us
361-903-6710

 

Cristel Cortez, LVN
ccortez@tmisd.us
361-903-6700 ext. 3156

Flu- Like Symptoms
You MUST stay home if you have fever of 100.0 or greater.
 
Seek medical attention immediately if you have any of the following symptoms:
  1. Fever 100.0 degrees or greater
  2. Moderate to severe headache
  3. Severe body aches and pains
  4. Extreme fatigue and weakness
  5. Stuffy/runny nose
  6. Severe cough
  7. Chest discomfort
  8. Vomiting and diarrhea

If diagnosed with the flu by a physician, you MUST stay home until you are fever free for 24 hours. The fever should be gone without the use of fever reducing medication. 
Notify attendance of illness at 903-6776.

If you have a medical excuse from physician please bring a copy to attendance clerk Cynthia Benavides on the day you return to school. (Downstairs office or Concierge desk.
 
Informational Items: 

  • In order to ensure the safety of all of our students, all medications must be dispensed through the school nurse. This includes non-prescriptive medications.
  • If your child is running a fever prior to coming to school they must be fever free for 24 hours without medication prior to coming back to school.
  • If your child has a medical condition please notify the nurse so she can assure that your child's medical needs are met at school.
  • If your child is hospitalized for any reason please be sure to make the nurse aware prior to returning to campus. 
  • If a parent has any questions in regards to medications or treatment given at school please call the nurse to get any concern clarified.