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Student Health


Help keep TKA a healthy place to learn. Please keep SICK children at home!

Any questions, please contact TKA School Nurse, Cathy Parnell, RN. 

QUICK REFERENCE guidelines for keeping a sick child home from school:

  • Child should be fever-free for 24 hours (without fever-reducing medication).
  • Child should be free of vomiting/diarrhea for 24 hours.
  • If diagnosed with strep throat or conjunctivitis, child must have 24 hours of antibiotic treatment before returning.
My child is sick. Should I send him or her to school?

Click here to read DHEC's guidelines.

Click here for an updated list of SC DHEC required immunization standards.


Attention Parents:

If your child requires over-the-counter medication during the school day, you must complete an Over-the-counter Medication Permission Form and bring it in with the medication (in the original container) to the health room by an adult. *Prescription medications require the prescribing physician’s signature.

Click here for Prescription medication form.

Click here for Over-the-counter medication form.

Click here for Self-Medicating students form.


Student Health Screenings:

Vision screenings will be provided in October for students in 4K - 12th grade.  The Lion's Club provides the screenings for free!!

Hearing and speech screenings will be offered to students in grades 4K-1st grade + and by parent or teacher request.  Pee Dee Speech & Hearing provides these screenings at a minimal charge.


Contact the School Nurse



Cathy Parnell
The King's Academy 
1015 South Ebenezer Rd
Florence, SC 29501



Nurse - ext. 120    





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