School Nurse

For all children entering Bedford County Schools, please make sure the physical that you bring in has page 1 signed and filled out by you prior to returning.  Thank you!

Free Clinic of Central VA now has a Bedford location! 
104 Center Street
Bedford, VA 24523

For more information or to schedule an appointment call (540) 707-5500.

Their website is

Incoming Kindergartners need Hepatitis A vaccines in addition to traditional vaccines and School Entry Physical prior to entry to school for the 2021 school year.  Please make every effort to turn in the paperwork to the school by August 2, 2021.  The Code of Virginia states that the physical must have been done on or after August 1, 2020. See the detailed document in the left column.

Have a happy, healthy summer! 
 yesWith the warmer spring weather comes allergies, ticks, sunburns, etc...

Because allergies mimic COVID-19, please call your family doctor for further instruction if your child is exhibiting symptoms.  The doctor may elect to test for COVID.  If the doctor confirms the symptoms are allergies, please ask them to send a fax to the school at (434) 299-6037.  Thank you!

See "Spring Nurse Bulletin" to the left.

Please do a daily wellness check on your child:

Does your child have cold/flu-like symptoms such as nasal drainage, sore throat, persistent cough, difficulty breathing, headache, chills, significant muscle aches/pains, loss of taste/smell or diarrhea?  OR does your child have a fever? 

See column to left for more detailed information on COVID-19.

Please provide your child with a mask.

Make sure your child knows how to properly put on his/her mask.  

Reinforce proper hand washing with your child (a minimum of 20 seconds with warm, soapy water).

Mrs. Karen DeLorey, RN

(434) 299-5863/fax (434) 299-6037

MEDICATIONS:  All medications, including cough drops, require a parent to bring them in.  If it is an over-the-counter medication and the clinic can administer the medicine as directed on the packaging, a physician's written order is NOT needed.  If it is a prescription, the physician needs to sign the written order.  ALL medications require a parental signature.

All forms needed for medical purposes can be downloaded from "Medical Forms" in the column to the left.  Feel free to download to take to your doctor at any time.

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