The Epping School District is committed to creating a healthy school environment that enhances the development of lifelong wellness practices to promote healthy habits for students and staff that support student achievement. The Health Office provides the following services. To view the ESD Comprehensive Health Services Plan, please click here.
- Health record keeping
- Health screening and referrals
- Medications and treatment
- Wellness initiatives
- Emergency responses
- Preventative health services and direct interventions.
SCHOOL & FAMILY HEALTH - School Health Offices have been working to reduce illnesses by teaching staff and students how to reduce the spread of germs. With all of us working together we can keep healthy and limit illness in our schools. Please:
Sneeze and cough using the inside of your elbow
Wash hands often using soap and water
Stay home when ill! Everyone needs to be fever free for 24 hours (without using fever reducing medication) before returning to school
Stay home 24 hours after antibiotic therapy has been started
- Let the school know if an absence is due to influenza like illness
HEALTH NOTICES & ADVISORIES - The school district receives health notices and advisories periodically from the NH Department of Education and NH Department of Health and Human Services.
For more information please click on the following NH Department of Health and Human Services links.
Click here for information on immunization requirements. Additional information may also be found on the Department of Health and Human Services Website.
CONCUSSION TESTING - Due to continuing state and national concern regarding sport-related concussions, the school district will require a baseline concussion test for any athlete participating in sports, and a follow up test for any athlete suspected of having a concussion following a contact or collision. Questions may be directed to the District Athletic Director. Please reference Policy JLCA and Policy JLCJ for more information.
Per the NH DHHS website, "NH Medicaid is a federal and state funded health care program that serves a wide range of needy individuals and families who meet certain eligibility requirements. The program works to ensure that eligible adults and children have access to needed health care services by enrolling and paying providers to deliver covered services to eligible recipients." For more information, see Health Insurance for Children.