Nurse's Office

A registered nurse is available at both campuses. All students who receive injuries in classes or on the school grounds should report to the nurse immediately. All students requesting permission to leave school due to illness must see the registered nurse prior to leaving school. At the south campus when a student is unable to walk up or down stairs because of a health problem or injury, an elevator card/key can be obtained from the nurse. If a student fails to return the card/key when it is no longer needed, or if the key is lost, then a fee will be assessed to the student.


Contact Information

South Campus      
Jill Pfieffer (815) 521-4001 x4183 Registered Nurse
Central Campus      
Peggy Babic (815) 467-2140 x5045 Registered Nurse


Important Information and Links

Certificate of Child Health Examination

The Illinois School Code requires that all students entering as freshman or as transfer students must have a physical exam performed by a licensed physician (M.D. or D.O.), Advanced Practice nurse (APN), or Physician Assistant (PA). The physical exam form must be completed and turned by the first day of school. Documentation of immunity to or vaccination for tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), meningitis, polio, measles, rubella, mumps, hepatitis B and varicella (chicken pox) is also required per Illinois School Code. Verification of varicella disease by a health care provider can be submitted in lieu of vaccination. All physical and immunization information must be recorded on the current Department of Human Services Certificate of Child Health Examination. No student will be allowed to attend school unless he or she has provided evidence that the physical examination has been completed and includes proof of all required immunizations. The physical form must be complete, including the Parent/Guardian section.
* A sports physical will not be acceptable as a ninth grade physical.

Vision and hearing screening will be done, as mandated, for freshmen during the semester in which they have physical education and for new students in the school district. Vision screening is not a substitute for a complete eye and vision evaluation by an eye doctor. Students will not be required to undergo this vision screening if an optometrist or ophthalmologist has completed and signed a report form indicating that an examination has been administered within the previous 12 months and that evaluation is on file at the school.

Click here to download the State of Illinois, Department of Human Services, Certicate of Child Healh Examination Form.

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Concussion Information

Click here to dowload the Four-Stage Progression to Full Return to Academic and Athletic Activity informational sheet.

Click here to download the MCHS Concussion Care Guidelines informational sheet.

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Self-Administration of Asthma Medication

Pursuant to the School code, the School District will permit the self-administration of medication by a student with asthma, if the downloaded document is completed by the student's parents or guardians and physician.

Click here to download the Self-Administration of Asthma Medication Form.

Click here to download the Asthma Action Plan Form.

Click here to download the Asthma - Health Procedure Form.

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Additional Forms

Click here to download the Prescription Medication Form.

Click here to download the Self-Administration of Non-Prescription Medicine by Student Form.

Click here to download the Medical Authorization Form.

Click here to download the Overnight Trip Health Form.

Click here to download the Food Allergy Emergency Action Plan.