The Department of Health Services is under the Office of SEL and Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and provides programs, services, initiatives, and resources for campuses, staff, students, and families. Such programs include; the Department of Student Health Services through Dell Children's Medical Center and Seton Healthcare Family, mental/behavioral health services through partnerships with Vida Clinic and Austin/Travis County Integral Care, the Department of Vision and Hearing School Health Advisory Council, and integrated case management in collaboration with the Family Resource Centers
The Department of Health Services provides clinical health services to students including: acute/illness care, case management of chronic conditions, immunization compliance and management, management of communicable illness, patient education, environmental health, and pregnancy and related services.
Parent notice regarding Health Room EpiPens: Due to a manufacturing shortage with Mylan, Inc., the providers of EpiPens for the EpiPen4School program, our health offices no longer have unassigned EpiPen Jr. (0.15 mg) doses available. Mylan was unable to provide a timeline for delivery. The adult dose of EpiPen (0.3 mg) is still available, but cannot be used for children under 55 pounds. Call 911 immediately for suspected anaphylaxis.
For the most up-to-date immunization resources, please refer to 211 Texas. Dial 211 (or 877-541-7905) or visit the Texas Health and Human Services 211 resource webpage: www.211texas.org
For information about sports physicals, please visit the AISD Athletics website at http://austinisdathletics.com/home-2/important-forms
Campus and Parent Resources & Forms
The Texas Department of Health has ruled that students must be current with immunizations in order to attend school unless an exemption has been filed with the school in accordance with Texas Education Code, Health and Safety, Chapter 38.0001. Parents may fax or mail the updated immunization record and delinquency letter to their child's school or if the school is closed for the summer, records can be faxed to (512) 406-6543 or mailed to Children’s/AISD Student Health Services at 4900 Mueller Blvd., Austin, Texas, 78723. For more information related to school immunization compliance, including exclusions/exemptions from immunizations, please refer to The TX DSHS Provisional Enrollment for Students Flowchart, or visit the Texas Department of State Health Services Immunization Branch website.
For assistance with additional questions please contact your school nurse or Children’s/AISD Student Health Services at (512) 324-0195.