Student Health Services

Promoting student health, preventing disease, and fostering optimal well-being for focused learning and achieving full potential.

About Student Health Services

School nurses help students understand normal growth and development, promote health and safety, intervene with actual and potential health problems, and provide case management services.

We actively work with other members of the medical and educational teams to promote each student’s optimal level of physical, mental and social wellness and encourage success and achievement during and beyond the school setting.

We work with teachers, principals, parents and outside support staff to meet students’ medical and health needs by performing state-mandated screenings and maintaining immunization compliance and safety procedures set forth by the state.

School District Nurses:

  • provide medical care for student illnesses, injuries and emergencies
  • maintain health and immunization records on all students
  • perform state-mandated health screenings
  • administer doctor prescribed medications
  • perform nursing procedures
  • assist physicians and dentists with school examinations
  • provide health counseling and referrals
  • provide classroom instruction on health related topics
  • serve as a parent and classroom consultant in health related matters

The School District of Philadelphia has over 270 Certified School Nurses serving the public and nonpublic schools in the City of Philadelphia. If you wish to speak to a member of the health services department concerning your child, please contact the school nurse in your child’s school building.

Immunizations & Physicals

CityLife Heath

All K-12th grade District students can receive immunizations, and school/sports physicals at any CityLife Heath location.

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Health Forms

Annual Student Emergency and Medical Information Form (S-865): 

  • Must be filled out every year by parents or guardians
  • Gathers information about a child’s health history. This history can be vital in case of emergency or should the need for any type of medical treatment arise while a child is in school.
  • Allows the school nurse to administer Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen, or if needed Albuterol inhaler or EpiPen as prescribed by the School District’s medical Officer/pediatrician
    • Nurses cannot administer these medications without parental permission

Mandated Health Screenings Performed in School

Keeping your child healthy is essential to their educational success. The School District of Philadelphia takes this responsibility very seriously. And, we acknowledge that we are best able to serve all students equally well when we establish strong working relationships with parents and the community.

The Pennsylvania Public School Code requires specific health screenings, based on grade level, to be provided for all students in Pennsylvania. These are considered screenings and are not to be a substitute for regular checkups with a pediatrician.

School nurses will perform the following health screenings:

  • Growth Screening (height and weight)-All grades K-12
  • Vision Screening –All grades K-12
  • Hearing Screening –Grades K, 1,2,3,7,11
  • Scoliosis Screening (curvature of the back)-Grade 6,7

Partner Health Care Services

In addition to the screenings provided by the school nurse, The School District of Philadelphia has partnered with various health care providers to provide services for children who may have a difficult time obtaining the services they need to reach their optimal health. These health care providers may offer services to your child during the school year through their school. Parents will be required to complete a written consent form prior to their child receiving services from any Health Care Provider working with the School District.

The School District will provide complete information to parents/guardians regarding the services being offered, schedule for services and a follow up report of the service provided. Please contact your school nurse if you have any concerns or questions regarding the Partner Health Care Services.

Required Immunizations & Physicals

Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, Stay Vaccinated! Keep your child safe by staying up to date on their vaccinations. Pennsylvania law requires all students (K-12) be vaccinated while attending school. Students that DO NOT have the required vaccines may be EXCLUDED from school until they have received the appropriate vaccines or an exemption form has been submitted to your school nurse. It’s the Rule, Don’t Miss Out on School

Families or students with questions are encouraged to speak with their school nurse or call (215) 400-4920.

Where do I go for vaccinations or physicals, if my child is uninsured or doesn’t have a doctor?

City Health Centers: Philadelphia’s city health centers offer vaccinations to school-aged children, regardless of insurance. City health centers are operated by the Department of Public Health.

Federal Health Centers: There are also community Federally Qualified Health Centers available around Philadelphia. If you are uninsured, your student may be able to receive free or low-cost vaccinations. Health centers can also help you apply for affordable health insurance.


Sports Physicals

All students are required to fill out the following medical form (the “CIPPE”) before participating in any athletic competitions sponsored by the School District of Philadelphia:

PIAA Comprehensive Initial Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation (CIPPE)

3 Ways to Comply

  • Schedule your student a well visit with their doctor, to ensure receipt of the required vaccinations. Have your student’s doctor provide you with a Certificate of Immunization. CERTIFICATE OF IMMUNIZATION
  • Obtain a medical certificate signed by your student’s doctor, detailing the plan to complete vaccines on the appropriate schedule. MEDICAL PLAN
  • Submit an exemption form if your student is exempt from any immunizations for a medical, religious or philosophical/ strong moral reason. IMMUNIZATION EXEMPTION FORM

Immunization Locations & Events

Kindergarten through 12th Grade – Locations

CityLife Heath
All District students regardless of grade can receive immunizations, and school and sports physicals at any CityLife Heath location.

Click here for a list of locations | Make an appointment or call 1-877-926-9272.

Delaware Valley Community Health Centers
The School District of Philadelphia is proud to announce a partnership with Delaware Valley Community Health, Inc. to provide required school immunizations throughout the month of August to ALL students who need them, including those who are undocumented and uninsured.

Maria de los Santos Health Center | 401 W. Allegheny Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19133
Tuesday, September 12th | 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM | Register for an Appointment

If you are unable to make any of the appointments available on the registration form, you always have the option to contact Fairmount Primary Care Center, or another Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) to schedule a regular patient appointment for your child.

District Vaccine Guide

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Immunization Requirements

For Attendance in All Grades (K – 12)
  • *Diphtheria, Tetanus, & acellular Pertussis (DTap) 5 doses
  • **Polio (IPV) 4 doses
  • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) 2 doses
  • Hepatitis B (HepB) 3 doses
  • Varicella (VZV) 2 doses
For Attendance in 7th Grade
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, & acellular Pertussis (Tdap) 1 dose
  • Meningococcal Conjugate (MCV4) 1 dose
For Attendance in 12th Grade
  • ***Meningococcal Conjugate (MCV4) 2 doses

*DTap - Fifth dose is not needed if DTaP #4 was given after the 4th birthday
**Polio - Fourth dose is not needed if Polio #3 was given after 4th birthday
***MCV4 - Second dose is not needed if MCV4 #1 was given after 16th birthday

About the PASH Program

Promoting Adolescent Student Health (PASH) is a five-year grant that works to reduce youth risk behaviors that lead to unintended pregnancy, STIs, and HIV via three core strategies:

  • Sexual Health Education- Helps adolescents acquire the knowledge and skills to prevent HIV, STIs, and unintended pregnancy
  • Sexual Health Services- Increase students’ access to key preventive key Sexual Health Services
  • Safe and Supportive Environments – Focuses on factors within school and family environments that act as protective factors and reduce the risk of HIV, STIs, and unintended pregnancy.

Our mission is to empower and educate our community to make informed decisions about their sexual health and create a safe and supportive environment for all.

PASH provides access to evidence-based curriculum, technical assistance, workshops, and professional development to students, teachers, staff and parents on topics such as HIV/AIDS prevention, safer sex, LGBTQ+ support, healthy relationships, parent/child communication and peer mediation.

While any school in the District can request support from the PASH program, initiatives are focused on 17 Priority Schools – 16 high schools and 1 middle school.

View a List of Priority Schools

  • Academy of Palumbo
  • Ben Franklin High School
  • Roberto Clemente Middle School
  • Samuel Fels High School
  • Horace Furness High School
  • Philadelphia High School for Girls
  • Abraham Lincoln High School
  • Jules E Mastbaum Area Vocational High School
  • Martin Luther King Jr. High School
  • Motivation High School
  • Overbrook High School
  • Parkway Center City Middle College
  • Paul Robeson High School
  • Science Leadership Academy
  • South Philadelphia High School
  • The LINC
  • West Philadelphia High School

Health Resource Centers

The Health Resource Centers (HRCs) are part of the Sexual Health Services strategy of the PASH grant to increase student access to key preventive sexual health services, strengthen staff capacity and engage parents and community partners.

Services offered by the HRCs are free  and accessible to all students.

HRC Services include:
1. Counseling and education around abstinence, sexual and reproductive health, decision making, and sexuality.
2. Making available safer sex materials.
3. Screening for gonorrhea, chlamydia and pregnancy, as permitted by site.
4. Referrals to school and community-based resources,
including referrals to sexual and reproductive health care services and mental
and behavioral health services.

Visit one of the sites below for more information.

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Health Resource Center Locations

  • Bartram High School
  • Building 21
  • Central High School
  • Roberto Clemente Middle School
  • Crossroads Accelerated Academy
  • The Murrell Dobbins Career and Technical High School
  • Thomas A. Edison High School
  • Samuel Fels High School
  • Frankford High School
  • Furness High School
  • George Washington High School
  • Philadelphia Juvenile Justice Services Center
  • The LINC
  • Martin Luther King High School
  • Jules E. Mastbaum High School
  • Northeast High School
  • Paul Robeson High School
  • South Philadelphia High School
  • Philadelphia High School for Girls
  • Philadelphia Learning Academy – South
  • Vaux High School
  • West Philadelphia High School

PASH Material Review Board

The School District of Philadelphia’s School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) is a group composed of parents of school district students, employees of the school district and individuals from health, social service and community-based organizations. This group advises the school district on various health topics in order to promote a coordinated school health program.

A subsection of the SHAC is the Materials Review Board. The Materials Review Board (MRB) is required to review and approve non-core related health materials including ALL sexual health related materials PRIOR to use with district students.

The MRB process is as follows:

  1. Submit ALL Sexual Health Related materials to the PASH Program via email: or in-person delivery: Central Office, Suite 374 – Student Health Services
  2. Materials will be submitted to the MRB queue.
  3. Submitted materials will be reviewed online and/or at the monthly SHAC meeting.
  4. Submitters will be notified of the outcome of the review.

The online review process, from submission to decision notification, is 21- 30 days. SHAC members reserve the right to request any materials be reviewed at a monthly SHAC meeting. Submitters also have the option to present their materials at a SHAC meeting, the length of this process is dependent on the date of the next scheduled meeting.

Step-by-step process: MRB Process

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What do I need to include in my submission?

  • A brief description of the organization/program
  • All documents submitted must be a Word document, PDF, or JPEG/PNG.
  • Any supplemental information for consideration, such as links, videos, etc.
  • Name, title, and phone number of contact person.

How many materials can I submit at one time?

Up to 6 submitted documents will be considered for online review each month.

How can I get involved with SHAC?


Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey (YRBSS)

As part of the Promoting Adolescent Student Health (PASH) grant, the Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE) administers the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) every other year.

The YRBS monitors six health behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth and adults:

1) behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence
2) tobacco use
3) alcohol and other drug use
4) sexual behaviors that contribute to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease
5) unhealthy dietary behaviors; and
6) inadequate physical activity

The YRBS includes a nationally representative sample of 9th- through 12th-grade students and is conducted every two years, typically during the spring semester. The survey is completely anonymous and voluntary.

For more information, explore our selected resources below or visit the CDC’s YRBS site.

Resources for Students and Families

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Health Insurance Resources

Health Insurance and Benefits Resources

Student Health Services is partnering with Benephilly to provide free help to apply for health insurance and determine eligibility. Register for a benefits screening and application assistance appointment at 440 N. Broad:

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Questions about public benefits to help with food, heat and utilities, and paying for college?

Benephilly provides free one-on-one help applying for public benefits. Parents/caregivers can go to a BenePhilly center located at the following community-based organizations. You can also learn more HERE.

Medicaid and CHIP - Signing up or renewing your child’s health insurance

Signing up or renewing your child’s health insurance

If you or anyone in your family gets health insurance through the state you must renew every year! Renewals are happening now.

To make sure you keep your Medicaid, Medical Assistance, or CHIP insurance:

  1. Update your information in Compass or call 1-877-395-8930 or 1-215-560-7226 for help.
  2.  3 ways to renew:
    • Look for your renewal forms in the mail and complete it
    • OR complete your renewal in Compass
    • OR call 1-866-550-4355 to renew by phone

If you are no longer eligible for Medicaid, the state also offers free and low-cost health insurance options at or if you have kids under age 19.

Help is available:

Register for Benefits Screening and Application Assistance!

Get FREE help to apply for health insurance.

Appointments at the District Office (440 North Broad) are booked through December 2023. We will open up January appointment dates soon. You can find a Benephilly Center close to your home here.

Homebound Instruction

Homebound Instruction provides students with some level of instructional services during a temporary period of absence so that when they return to school they will not fall behind in their class curriculum. Homebound Instruction is intended as a temporary accommodation to keep the student engaged in the school program. It is not intended, nor can it be construed, as a method of delivering the full curriculum.

This is a service the District may provide for a student

  • during a temporary period of excused absence
  • for up to three months

Note: if you are interested in homeschooling or other alternative options for students, visit HERE.

Homebound Instruction should be used as a last resort after all other options and /or alternative schedules (i.e. half-days, work packets, etc.) have been exhausted, and is not a replacement or substitute for school attendance.

  • All requests for Homebound Instruction are made through the student’s school nurse.
  • Students will receive grades from Homebound Instruction by a designated homebound teacher.
  • Grades should be submitted to the principal or assistant principal at the homebound student’s school.

Pregnant students are expected to abide by the School District of Philadelphia’s attendance policy.

  • If a pregnant student is unable to attend school for a certified medical reason (i.e. requires continuous bed rest, at risk for premature delivery, etc.) for more than four weeks, they are eligible to apply for Homebound Instruction.
  • Once the pregnant student delivers they are not considered automatically eligible for Homebound Instruction.

How to Apply

To apply for Homebound Instruction: 

  1. the student’s school Principal or Assistant Principal will refer all requests from parents/guardians, agencies or other responsible parties to the school nurse.
  2. The school nurse will provide the requestor with the Physician’s Referral form (SEC-137A), the Parent Agreement letter (MEH- 210) and will inform the parent/guardian of the Homebound Instruction approval process.
  3. A Homebound Coordinator will email the student’s principal and school nurse with the decision and,
    1. If approved, the number of hours allowed and end date of services.If the Homebound Instruction request is approved, and the student is in regular education, a CSAP team convenes to complete the “Education Plan for Homebound Instruction” (MEH-211), for the student. (See CSAP/IEP Team section).
    2. If the request is denied, the student must attend school, and will be marked as truant if he or she does not return to school.

The student’s school principal is responsible for selecting and assigning homebound teacher(s) to the student upon receipt of notification of approval of Homebound Instruction from the school nurse (Refer to the Teacher Identification section). The principal will also monitor the attendance, payroll procedures for the service.

What Does it Entail?

A Homebound Instruction schedule includes:

  • Two one-hour sessions weekly for K-8 students, and three one-hour sessions weekly for grades 9-12.
  • Graduating high school students carrying three or more major subjects may receive up to a total of five hours weekly.

Health & Safety Protocols

General COVID-19 Protocols

Revisions (as of August 2023)

The District, in consultation with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH), has established protocols to respond to suspected and confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 to maintain the health and safety of the school community.

All staff and parents/guardians of students are required to notify the appropriate District designee (as outlined in the Symptom Monitoring/Mandatory Reporting section below) immediately if a staff member or student has a positive COVID-19 test.

PDPH requires schools to report COVID-19 outbreaks of 5 or more cases within a defined group with symptom onset within 7 days of each other (or 20% of a defined group), whichever is lower, and student or staff hospitalizations or fatalities.

COVID-19 Response Team

The COVID Response Team (CRT) is responsible for responding to all positive COVID-19 cases involving students or staff in District schools or offices. CRT staff are trained to support and advise District staff, families, and school communities with COVID-19 case investigation. The CRT is available by phone at 215-400-5454 and by email at between the hours of 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday.

General Guidance

Personal Illness

All individuals who are sick are expected to stay home, and any student, staff member, or approved visitor who becomes sick with COVID-19 symptoms while in a District building should leave the premises.

Symptoms Suggestive of COVID-19 Illness

New symptoms that are not explained by a prior medical condition:

  • Fever of 100.4℉ or greater
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • New or persistent cough
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

Symptom Monitoring/Mandatory Reporting


Employees should monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19, remain at home if one or more symptoms are present and test prior to returning to work. Employees are required to report if they test positive for COVID-19 to Employee Health Services by completing the Positive Covid-19 Notification Form. For more information or to report a positive test, employees may also contact Employee Health Services by phone at 215-400-4660 or by email at between the hours of 8:00am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday.


Parents/guardians should monitor their children for symptoms of COVID-19. If symptoms (noted above) are present or the student is COVID positive, the parent/guardian must keep the student at home and contact the school nurse for further instructions.

Employees And Students Who Are Exposed To A Positive Covid-19 Individual

An employee or student who is exposed to a positive case of COVID-19 will be able to continue to attend work or school, and should take these precautions:

  • Self-monitor, or parent-monitor, for symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Wear a mask for 10 days after the last date of exposure, and ideally get rapid or molecular testing within 48 hours of last exposure and again at day 5 if not experiencing any symptoms. Masking should be maintained for 10 days.
  • If symptoms associated with COVID-19 develop after exposure, isolate, get tested and report the results to Employee Health Services (for employees) or the school nurse or school administrator (for students).
  • In the case of an outbreak, the need for school-wide testing will be determined in collaboration with PDPH and the District’s COVID Response Team.
    • Over the Counter (OTC) test kits will be offered to exposed students.

Covid-19 Case Notification

Consistent with both notification requirements for other communicable diseases and legal confidentiality, when a positive COVID-19 case is identified at a school or in an office building, the District will follow PDPH regulations for a reportable communicable disease. All District students and staff who have been potentially exposed during an outbreak will be notified.

Employee Who Develops Symptoms While At Work

An employee who develops symptoms suggestive of a COVID-19 illness while at work should leave work, following the appropriate protocols for alerting their supervisor. The employee should take a COVID-19 test. A COVID-19 test can be obtained through a healthcare provider (pharmacist, primary care provider, other testing site).

Rapid antigen and PCR tests are both acceptable and the guidance is the same for results of either test type.

Employee Who Tests Positive For Covid-19

An employee who tests positive for COVID-19 must:

Employees who test positive for COVID-19 must isolate themselves in accordance with current CDC and PDPH guidelines for a person infected with COVID-19.

Return To Work Guidelines

When tested and determined to be COVID-19 positive, the employee must isolate at home for at least 5 days or until all of the following are true:

  • 24 hours fever-free without use of fever reducing medication (Tylenol, Motrin, etc.),


  • symptoms are improving.

Employees may return to work on Day 6 but must wear a high-quality mask (N95 or KN95 recommended) until Day 10 from the start of symptoms or a positive test, whichever came first.

Note: The COVID-19 positive individual does NOT need a repeat COVID test or a doctor’s note in order to return to work.

Student Who Develops Symptoms While At School

Protocol for Sending a Student to the Health room from a Classroom

If a student develops symptoms of COVID-19 illness while at school, the following will occur:

Teacher’s Role

  • Teacher will call the Health Room prior to sending the student and notify the nurse of the reason for the visit.
  • The teacher will assign an adult to accompany the student to the Health room if age warrants accompaniment. The adult will present the student to the nurse and leave the Health room.

Nurse’s Role

  • The nurse will perform prompt and appropriate assessment and documentation as per protocol.
  • Parents/guardians will be given instructions for further care and students will be provided with OTC to test at home.

Administrator’s Role:

  • Ensure the proper coding of the impacted students’ absences.
  • Register students for Academy of Continued Education (ACE) if applicable.

When a Symptomatic Student Does Not Get Tested

The student will be sent home and remain home until all of the following are true:

  • If symptom-free after 5 days of isolation, students may return to school but must wear a high-quality mask (N95 or KN95 recommended) for an additional 5 days.
  • Students must also be fever free and off fever-reducing medications for 24 hours.


  • There is a documented alternative diagnosis by a healthcare provider AND standard return after illness criteria have been met.

Parents/guardians of a student with symptoms of COVID-19 will be required to pick the student up immediately and OTC tests will be provided for parents/guardians to administer at home.

Student Who Tests Positive For Covid-19 OUTSIDE Of School

When a student tests positive for COVID-19, the parent/guardian must:

  • Notify the school nurse or school administrator.
  • Adhere to the Return to School Guidelines below.

COVID-19 Response Team will:

  • Provide COVID-19 communications to school administrators to distribute to the parent/guardian(s) of the affected student.

Return To School Guidelines

When tested and determined to be COVID-19 positive, the student will remain home until all of the following are true:

  • If symptom-free after 5 days of isolation, students may return to school but must wear a high-quality mask (N95 or KN95 recommended) for an additional 5 days, AND
  • the student has been fever-free for 24 hours without use of fever reducing medication (Tylenol, Motrin, etc.)

Note: The COVID-19 positive student does NOT need a repeat COVID test or a doctor’s note in order to return to school.

When symptomatic and determined to be COVID-19 negative by a rapid antigen test or PCR test, the student will remain home until:

  • The student meets the school’s normal criteria for return after an illness which includes fever free, vomiting and diarrhea free for greater than 24 hours without medication


  • A clinician has evaluated the child and documented an alternative diagnosis and that the student may return to school.

When symptomatic but COVID-19 testing was not completed, the students will remain home until all of the following are true:

  • If symptom-free after 5 days of isolation, students may return to school but must wear a high-quality mask (N95 or KN95 recommended) for an additional 5 days, AND
  • 24 hours fever-free without use of fever reducing medication (Tylenol, Motrin, etc.),


  • A clinician has evaluated the student and documented an alternative diagnosis and that the student may return to school sooner than 5 days

Covid-19 Testing

Employees and students who require COVID-19 testing may use any of the following options:

  • Use a home rapid antigen test
  • Select from one of these COVID-19 testing sites located throughout the area
  • Visit a healthcare provider

COVID-19 Testing Specific for Staff

Prescription plans cover COVID-19 antibody testing and Over the Counter tests in accordance with federal guidelines. Click Here for more information about the Over the Counter (OTC) test.

COVID-19 Testing Scenarios During an Outbreak

  • Diagnostic Testing: If a student or staff member is a part of an outbreak, OTC tests may be distributed to exposed students and staff.
  • Modified Test to Stay: Students exposed to COVID-19 and unable to participate in Mask to Stay due to a specific documented medical condition/disability will have the option to test to stay. This means students will be provided OTC tests and will test every 48 hours for 10 calendar days in order to remain in school during that time frame.

Covid-19 Community Testing Locations for Students

Free At-Home Rapid Test Kits

Mask Guidance

Individuals may choose to wear a mask at any time as an additional precaution to protect themselves and others.

Masking will be optional for students and staff except:

  • When determined necessary by PDPH to mitigate a classroom, school-wide, office-wide or department-wide outbreak.
  • When a student or staff test positive for COVID-19 (see Return to School section above).

Students and staff exposed to COVID-19 are highly recommended to wear a mask for 10 days after their last date of exposure.

Accommodations for Students Who Are Unable to Wear a Mask Due to Medical Conditions or Other Reasons

  • Students with the following conditions are eligible for accommodations, such as serial at-home COVID testing, in place of a mask. This list is not exhaustive. Additional requests will be considered on an individual basis.
    • Tracheostomies
    • Neuromuscular and other conditions that limit the ability to self-remove a mask
    • Autism
    • Hearing Impairment
    • Chronological young age
    • Developmental young age
    • Cognitive impairment
  • Any student who cannot wear a mask due to 1) a medical condition, 2) mental health condition, 3) disability, or 4) inability to remove a mask without assistance are not required to wear face coverings.
  • For any student that cannot wear a mask, the school IEP/504 team and/or school nurse should be contacted to assist with accommodations around mitigation efforts. For accommodations, the school may take additional precautions such as encouraging at-home COVID testing with OTC Rapid Antigen test.
  • Parents and guardians can complete the Mask Accommodation Form and return to the school IEP/504 team and/or school nurse.

Parent Family Resources

Protect Your Family by Storing Medicine in Your Home Safely

In an effort to decrease the number of accidental deaths and near deaths in children due to drug ingestion, the Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS), in partnership with DBHIDS and the Health Department asks that parents/guardians keep opioids and all medicines locked away and out of reach of children.

Health Forums

Upcoming Virtual Health Forums

Stay tuned for upcoming resource forums!

Contact Us

Student Health Services is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Phone: (215) 400-4920
Fax: (215) 400-4921
Address: 440 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130

School Nurse work hours are the same as their school. School hours are listed on each school’s website. School websites can be found in the School Directory.

The best way for families to contact their student’s School Nurse is to email them. Click Here to find your school’s nurse.

Program staff can be reached between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.

PASH Program
Phone: 215-400-6472

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