Health Services Information

Health Services

ATTENTION PARENTS/GUARDIANS:
The Barton County Health Department will have a School Immunization Clinic on June 6th, from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. for Lamar students at the High School. The Immunization Clinic will coincide with the Free School Physicals. Signed Immunization Consent Forms are required to be completed and turned in to the Middle or High School office by Tuesday, May 24th OR the Barton County Health Department by May 31st in order to participate in the immunization clinic. You may drop off, fax 417-682-5548, email: [email protected] , or mail the consents to: BCHD, 1301 E 12th
St, Lamar, MO 64759
*Students entering the 8th & 12th grades are required by the State of Missouri to have the following vaccinations:
• 8th Grade: 1 dose of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) & 1 dose of meningococcal ACWY (MCV4)
*11 year olds can get the Tdap & MCV4 shots now & will be up-to-date upon entering the 8th grade
• 12th Grade: 1 dose of meningococcal ACWY (MCV4)
*16 year olds can get the MCV4 shot now & will be up-to-date upon entering the 12th
grade
The HPV shot will also be offered to students 11 – 18 years of age. It is recommended by the CDC but is NOT a requirement for school attendance in Missouri.
If you prefer to bring your child to the Health Department for the vaccine/s, please call 417-682-3363 to make an appointment.
If you have any questions, you may email me at [email protected]


Kindergarten Immunization Information

Kindergarten students must be current & provide documentation on all required immunizations before they are permitted to attend classes (including Summer School). 
You may choose to take your child to his/her healthcare provider or the Barton County Health Department. The BCHD is asking for everyone to make an appointment prior.  BCHD staff cannot guarantee an appointment if students wait until the last minute.  So, I strongly suggest for you to make an appointment for the immunization this Spring. Their # is 417-682-3363.  
Once your child receives the immunizations, you may send the documentation to East Primary, C/O Nina White, LPN or Diana Ball, RN, 1600 E 12th St, Lamar, MO or email it to [email protected]

Immunization Information for 8th and 12th grade


ATTENTION parents of 2021-2022 incoming 8th grade & High School Seniors.

8th & 12th grade students must be current & provide documentation on all required immunization/s before he/she they are permitted to attend classes for the 2021-2022 school year.

REQUIRED IMMUNIZATIONS

Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) (1 dose)

Meningococcal (MenACWY) (meningitis) (8th grade - 1 dose, 12th grade - 2 doses, unless first dose was administered on or after 16 years of age)

OTHER RECOMMENDED IMMUNIZATIONS    

Varicella (chicken pox) (2 doses)

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Meningococcal B (MenB) 

You may choose to take your child to his/her healthcare provider or the Barton County Health Department. The BCHD is asking for everyone to make an appointment prior. BCHD staff cannot guarantee an appointment if students wait until the last minute. So, I strongly suggest for parents to make an immunization appointment as soon as possible. BCHD # is 417-682-3363.

Once your child receives the immunizations, you may send the documentation to the Middle School office, C/O Kim Howarth, LPN, the High School office C/O Diana Ball, RN, 202 West 7th, Lamar, MO or email it to [email protected]  


School Physicals Information


ATTENTION PARENTS:
Local Healthcare Providers have graciously agreed to volunteer their time, skills, and expertise to Lamar
R-1 Athletes, grades 7 th – 12 th (along with Liberal) to conduct FREE Athletic Physicals on Tuesday, June
8 th from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Lamar High School.

Masks are required and social distancing is encouraged.

Attached is the physical form or you may pick up a copy in the Middle/High School offices. Please
complete pages 1-5 of the information & leave the back page of the physical form blank for the
healthcare provider to complete.

Please read the information provided on concussion & proper procedure to follow if a concussion is
suspected. Then sign all of the signature blanks.

Concussion materials can be viewed at the following website:
https://www.mshsaa.org/resources/pdf/ConcussionPacketHB300_Final.pdf

The medical history, insurance & concussion information must be completed and brought with the student
on the day of the physical.

If your child is unable to participate on the above date, he/she will need to go to his/her private healthcare
provider and complete the physical form.
If you have any questions, you may email Diana Ball at [email protected]


School Physical Form

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:8aca9435-9ced-4b5f-b785-ed5d0f146c94

 





Kindergarten Immunizations

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