Saddleback Valley Unified School District

Saddleback Mountains overlooking RSM Lake

Health Resources

Below are sites with information about various Health Issues, and Resources for Clinics and classes.

CALIFORNIA IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

California Immunization Requirements

California law requires that students entering school have immunizations for certain childhood illnesses. Bring the written verification of any new immunizations to your child's school before the school year begins.

The District does not provide immunization clinics. Please contact your medical provider or call the Orange County Health Care Agency at 1-800-564-8448.

For further information regarding immunizations see ShotsForSchool.org.

  • For ALL 7th Grade Starting July 1, 2019 Students Need:
  • TetanusDiphtheriaPertussis (Tdap) —1 dose(Whooping cough booster usually given at 11 years and up)

  • Varicella (Chickenpox) — 2 doses
    (Usually given at ages 12 months and 4-6 years)

Parents must show their child's Immunization Record as proof of immunization.

Additional school immunization requirements for 7th graders typically apply to students who:

  • Previously had a valid personal beliefs exemption filed before 2016 upon entry between TK/Kindergarten and 6th grade - (they are No Longer valid) and 
  • New admissions, including from out-of-state; applies to all grades.​​

Additional sources 

American Academy of Pediatrics

They have important information about immunizations, vaccination research, resources, providers, and illnesses.

CPR & First Aid

CPR AND FIRST AID CLASSES IN THE AREA

Contact the provider directly for dates, times, and cost of classes.

Please Note: Classes taken "on-line" meet the requirement unless they are supplemented by a 2 to 3 hour hands-on portion taught by a certified CPR instructor, in accordance with the American Heart Association and the American Red Cross.

Saddleback Church, Lake Forest,
Participants must register online at www.saddleback.com
A Hero For Life - W Scott Lehnkering
Group classes available
(949) 481-2578
contact: scott@aheroforlife.com

Surefire CPR
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(888) 277-3143
www.surefirecpr.org

American Red Cross
www.redcross.org

City of San Clemente- Adult Education
www.san-clemente.org

Health Updates

HEALTH UPDATES:

FLU UPDATE: Click here: www.ochealthinfo.com/phs/about/family/flu/ to go to the OCDE current information on the Flu.

Health Clinics

  • HEALTH CLINICS FOR STUDENTS

    IMMUNIZATION CLINICS in Southern Orange County: The following is a list of Clinics. They range from "free" to a sliding scale based upon the family's ability to pay. Call to verify hours and make appointments. For the name and number of a private physician offering free well-child exams:1-800-564-8448.

    ORANGE COUNTY HEALTH CARE AGENCY (HEALTH DEPARTMENT)
    1725 West 17th Street, Santa Ana
    (714) 834-8351 Call for Dental appointments.

    CAMINO HEALTH CENTER- Appointment Required
    30300 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano (949) 240-2272 – Call for an appointment.

    CAMINO HEALTH CENTER AT THE EL TORO BAPTIST CHURCH
    23302 El Toro Rd., Lake Forest, CA
    (949) 240-2272 – There on specific days only – Call for an appointment.

    LAGUNA BEACH COMMUNITY CLINIC
    362 3rd Street, Laguna Beach, (949) 494-0761

Resources for Health Conditions

ALLERGIES & ASTHMA

ALLERGIES

The Food Allergy Research& Education (FARE) has information regarding food allergies, education and awareness of symptoms and actions that should be taken. For additional information see the FARE site. 

ASTHMA

Asthma Program at Mission Hospital

The Mission Asthma Program can help you and your child control asthma through education, access to no or low cost medical care and medications. The program offers assistance with obtaining healthcare insurance and medications, asthma education, tips for exercising with asthma and how to prevent attacks, as well as ways to manage asthma and allergies at home. See Mission Asthma Program for more information.

American Lung Association

For facts about Asthma; Asthma Attacks; Medicines; You and Your Doctor  see the Lung Association site. 

Información Acerca Del Asma - American Lung Asociación

Cuando usted no puede respirar, lo demás no importa - Información de Asma see Lung.org en español.

CDC's Asthma Information & programs

Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and nighttime or early morning coughing. This links to basic information, as well as referral sources. Click on this link: https://www.cdc.gov/asthma/ .

Asma y Alergias

Información de Asma y Alergias. Información sobre como reconocer los síntomas del asma y las medidas preventivas que puede tomar para prevenir un ataque. https://www.cdc.gov/spanish/

DIABETES

DIABETES IN CHILDREN:

For information from the California Healthcare Agency about Type 2 Diabetes for 7th & 8th grade parents: click on http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/he/hn/type2diabetes.asp

American Diabetes Association

Diabetes is a disease that affects the whole family, especially when a child is diagnosed. Whether you’re a parent, sibling or other family member, your support and understanding can make all the difference. Are you worried about how to manage diabetes at school? We provide information and resources to help every child and every family adjust to life with diabetes. Click on: http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/

American Diabetes Asociación - información en Español

Ladiabetes.org está aquí para los padres cuyos hijos acaban de ser recién diagnosticados con la enfermedad. Cubre las bases fundamentales del tratamiento de la diabetes, tan bien las dificultades que usted puede experimentar en los meses y los años por venir. http://www.diabetes.org/es/

HEART DISEASE

For more information about Heart Disease:

American Heart Association: Children: Heart Disease & Health  

 

SEIZURES

For Important Information about epilepsy and seizures…

There are many kinds of seizures. Most happen randomly, with no obvious pattern. However, there are certain things that seem to trigger or cause a seizure in some children. If you know what these triggers are, you can watch to see if they affect your child.

For the Epilepsy Foundation webpage, click on the following link: http://www.epilepsy.com/learn/seizures-youth/about...