When students are ill, we recommend they stay home to prevent the spread of illness. See guidelines for diseases, allergies, physical exams and more.
District 197 complies with the Minnesota State Immunization Law, which states that all students must be immunized or show proof of legal exemption to attend school.
Although students and their families are encouraged to establish schedules allowing them to take medications at home, the School District recognizes that sometimes this is impossible to accomplish. See the District's procedures for dispensing medication to students.
The district screens for vision, hearing, and color vision in elementary and middle school.