Below are sites with information about various Health Issues as well as resources for clinics and classes.
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
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 the current list of requirements for TK/Kindergarten through 12th grade, see A Parent's Guide to Immunizations TK-12 or in Spanish
- For the current list of immunizations for Child Care or Preschool see A Parent's Guide to to Immunizations Required For Child Care Or Preschool (in Spanish
For ALL 7th Grade Starting July 1, 2019 Students Need:
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had a valid personal beliefs exemption filed before 2016 upon entry between TK/Kindergarten and 6th grade - (they are No Longer valid) and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.
They have important information about immunizations, vaccination research, resources, providers, and illnesses.
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
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
American Red Cross
City of San Clemente- Adult Education
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...
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 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 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/