Health, Wellness, and Nutrition

Student health and nutrition are great factors in achieving success in school. Our school nurse, Laurel Yrun, R.N., provides our community with health-related services such as vision and hearing screenings, communicable disease information and prevention, and healthy nutrition education. Importantly, Laurel Yrun, R.N. supports learning through participating in Individual Education Plans and Section 504 Accommodation Plans.

To schedule an appointment or to discuss health issues with Laurel Yrun, R.N., please call one of the school offices: (415) 925-2220 for Bacich, or (415) 458-5970 for Kent or by email at nurse@kentfieldschools.org.

Recent Health Announcements

COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Updates and Information

Similarities and Differences between Flu and COVID-19​

Flu Prevention and Information

CDC Guidelines:

Parent Letter from the Marin County Department of Health in English and in Spanish. (January 2020)

Flu Prevention and Care Tips in English and Spanish.

For more information about the flu, please visit marinflu.org. To find a flu vaccine at a location near you, visit vaccinefinder.org.

Fentanyl Overdoses

Letter to parents from Marin County Department of Health and Human Services and Marin County Office of Education available in English and Spanish.


Important Health Information and Forms

When to Miss School

Find out when your child should stay home if they feel ill. If your child has or has been exposed to head lice, please see the lice section below for our school policy and procedures.

Immunization Requirements and Information

California State law requires that all students be immunized. This page contains information about the law, immunization schedule, and forms.

Student Health Forms

These required health forms must be submitted to enroll your child in the Kentfield School District.

Medication Administration Information

Policy and procedures regarding medications (prescription and non-prescription) that must be taken during school hours.

Lice Policy and Procedures

What to do if your child has or has been exposed to lice.

Flu and Other Illnesses

Learn to distinguish the flu from the common cold, treatment tips, flu shots, and the current state of the flu in Marin County.

Nutrition

Information and resources filled with tips and strategies to improve your child’s nutrition.

Food-related Allergies

Ideas for healthy, nut-free snack and lunch ideas.

Free and Low Cost Health Insurance Programs for Children

Resources From School Counselors