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About PHS Health Services

The Health Room is located in the Athletics Office.  Student's are allowed to visit the Health Room for illness and injury. District Health Assistants are trained in basic first aid and CPR and are not liscenced medical care providers.  In addition to our Health Assistant, PHS is fortunate to have an on site School Nurse.  Our School Nurse helps students needing accomodations in the classroom due to health circumstances.  For more information regarding DCSD Health Services please vist their website.

Vaccination Requirements

Colorado law requires all students attending Colorado schools and licensed child cares to be vaccinated against certain diseases unless a medical or non-medical exemption is filed.  For more information about vaccine requirements, resources and exemptions, please visit the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s School Immunization page.

Health Update

The flu is widespread and there has been a lot of confirmed cases of norovirus in our area.  Please review the following information:

DCSD Illness Attendance policy






Health Services Staff

Sherri Liljehorn
Health Assistant
Nikki Symms-Taylor, RN, BSN
School Nurse