Health Services

The DeSoto ISD Health Services department provides DeSoto ISD with assistance for student health care needs, student health records, first aid services, classroom support, safety awareness and prevention/intervention for health concerns.

Immunization Requirements
According to Texas law, state immunization requirements are still in place for BOTH virtual and campus-supervised learners. All students attending public schools are required to submit to the district a valid and complete immunization record at the time of enrollment. 

2023 - 2024 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Students Grades K - 12

2023 - 2024 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Child-Care and Pre-K Facilities

Medication Policy
According to Section 22.052, Education Code, any medication administered to a student in a Texas school must have a written request/authorization from the student’s parent or legal guardian and must be in the original container and be properly labeled.

Medication Parent Permission

OTC Physician Form

Exclusion Policy 
For the protection of all students the following policies are in place and will be strictly enforced. A student will be sent home with: (list not all-inclusive)

  • Fever 100.0° or higher
  • Suspected contagious disease
  • Vomiting or Diarrhea
  • Rash on any part of the body
  • Red eye with watering and/or crusting
  • Feel too bad to remain at school

If your child has any of the above symptoms in the morning before arriving at school, Please Keep Him/Her At Home. A child with a cold or cough should be kept at home for observation. We have limited facilities for caring for ill children at school and ask that you make arrangements for the child to be picked up as soon as possible when contacted by school staff. Please enter the building and sign the student out in the office. Your child should remain at home until he/she remains free of fever for 24 hours without the use of medication.