School Health Services

Important Health Authorization Forms including Epipen and Inhaler Authorization forms can be found here.

Changes to FCPS Asthma Process

FCPS is implementing a new asthma care process beginning SY2022-23.

FCPS Wellness Newsletter

Learn about the latest updates to the student and staff health and wellness policy. Also includes basic summer safety measures and skills to improve mental wellness for the whole family.

COVID-19 Related Information


Health Authorization and Health Information Forms

SS/SE 63: Medication Authorization

Used to give school the authorization to dispense medication to a student.
Please submit the English version of this form to your school for processing.
Por favor, envíe la versión en inglés de este formulario a su escuela para su procesamiento.

SS/SE 64: Epinephrine Authorization

Used to give school the authorization to use an epipen on a student.
Please submit the English version of this form to your school for processing.
Por favor, envíe la versión en inglés de este formulario a su escuela para su procesamiento.

SS/SE 65: FCPS Authorization for Virginia Asthma Action Plan

Used to authorize school employees to follow a student's Virginia Asthma Action Plan.
Please submit the English version of this form to your school for processing.

NOTE: This form must be submitted with the Virginia Asthma Action Plan.  Both forms must be completed and provided to the school.

SS/SE 71: Health Information

Used to collect health information yearly on a student.
Please submit the English version of this form to your school for processing.
Por favor, envíe la versión en inglés de este formulario a su escuela para su procesamiento.

MCH 213: School Entrance Physical Examination

Health Information Form/Comprehensive Physical Examination Report/Certification of Immunization

Note: The School Entrance Health Form - (MCH-213-Spanish) is available on the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) website

 

SCHOOL HEALTH AND WELLNESS

FCPS addresses the needs of the whole child through services that are student-centered and enlist the support of our most valuable resources: families and communities.
Learn more about School Health and Wellness

SCHOOL HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The School Health Advisory Committee assists with the development of health policy in the school division and the evaluation of the status of school health, health education, the school environment, and health services.
Learn more about the School Health Advisory Committee

About School Health Services

Our comprehensive school health program has eight elements, touching all aspects of the school experience and having potential to have a significant impact on students' health knowledge, attitudes, and values. Leadership for each of these elements is provided by several departments within the school system and by the health department. The health department acts in a consultant role to support the services provided by the divisions within the schools.

Eight Elements of School Health Services

  • Health Education provides a sequential grades preK-12 instructional program addressing the physical, mental, emotional, and social dimensions of health.
  • Physical Education serves as a means for students to develop strength, coordination, and cardiovascular and respiratory efficiency, as well as for social development, stress reduction, and movement appreciation.
  • Health Services promotes the health of students and school staff members through prevention, early intervention, and remediation of specific health problems.
  • Counseling provides broad-based prevention and intervention programs to promote the physical and psychological health of students and faculty.
  • School Environment creates and maintains facilities that enhance the physical and psychological well being of students. It also provides school clinics to manage injuries and illnesses of students and staff members.
  • School Nutrition promotes good nutritional practices both within and outside the school settings (breakfast and lunch programs and nutrition education in the classroom).
  • Employee Assistance Program (Staff Wellness) provides school staff members with the opportunity to take active roles in maintaining and achieving optimal physical and psychological health.
  • School and Community Agencies integrates health and education professionals in the school and community to provide and support improved school health programs.