Welcome to B.F. Day Elementary School 2020-21!
Meet the School Nurse
Read the letter from B.F. Day School Nurse Sophie Bo, BSN, RN Welcome Letter 20-21
Hello, my name is Sophie Bo and I am the school nurse at B.F. Day. At B.F. Day, the health and safety of our students is a high priority. To prepare for a safe school year, please provide updated health and medication information (Immunizations, Medication Form, Medication and Health Plans) on your child early. Thank you for attending to these important matters. I look forward to another great school year!
School Nurse Tips: Cold or Flu?
The flu season may be soon underway and cold and flu are respiratory illnesses are caused by different viruses, but both may cause similar symptoms such as sneezing, stuffy nose, cough and sore throat. However, with the flu, symptoms are more abrupt with fever, chills, headache, and fatigue. For more information visit the CDC website.
Prepare for Your Student’s Health at School
Washington state law requires that school staff and parents plan together for the safe care of their child throughout the school day.
Please report any health issue your child has that could impact safety and learning to the school nurse. You can contact the nurse directly by phone or e-mail. Or fill out the Online Student Verification Form bySept 30 via the Source account or through the Annual Student Health Update paper form. Examples include: Seizures, diabetes, asthma, life-threatening allergic reaction, cancer treatment, and anemia.
Medication at School
If a student needs to take any type of medication during the school day, even if it is temporary, an Authorization for Medications Taken at School form (on the Health Services Forms page) must be completed by the student's health care provider and signed by the parent/guardian.
Medical Treatments at School
If a student needs a treatment at school, such as: G-tube feeding, insulin calculation, clean urinary catheterization, suctioning, nebulizer, dressing change, and others please have the student's health care provider complete the Authorization for Treatments and Procedures to be Performed at School form (on the Health Services Forms page).
Fall Flu Shots
Protect yourself and your community from the flu. Students (ages 4 and older), staff, and community members can get their annual flu shot at one of the flu shot clinics. Visit the SPS Flu Shot Clinics page for dates/times and to find a clinic near you.
Most forms of insurance (including Apple Health and Medicaid) and cash or check are accepted.
Students who are enrolled in their school-based health center can also get the flu shot. Visit the King County School Health website for a listing of locations.
Sophie Bo, BSN, RN
Confidential Fax: 206-743-3108
Hours: School Hours
For information about head lice, how to know when your child is too sick for school, and more, please visit the SPS Health Services Additional Resources page.
School-Based Health Center (SBHC)
Students have access to additional health services through the school-based health center located at this or a nearby school.
Services are available to all students, regardless of their ability to pay. Your insurance may be billed.
Services include immunizations, sports physicals, prescriptions, reproductive healthcare, mental health counseling, lab tests, and nutrition counseling.
Families must enroll their student to receive most services. Students can enroll themselves for confidential health services.