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Meet our school health team:

  • ​Courtney White​, RN, BSN is the full-time nurse that oversees the three schools for regular and special education. Courtney began her nursing career in the hospital setting, where she most recently specialized in gastroenterology nursing. She is dedicated to furthering her education in school nursing to provide excellent care to the community.
  • Kelsi Pickard​, RN, BSN, is a full-time nurse overseeing the middle and high schools.  She began her nursing career in Texas and has worked in multiple places across the U.S. Most recently, she was an ICU nurse in Kankakee.  Kelsi is a graduate of Reed-Custer High School and is excited to be back helping students in her home town.  
  • Leann Milstead, LPN: Leann is a Licensed Practical Nurse serving as the health aide for regular education students and SOWIC special needs students at Reed-Custer Elementary School.
  • Tammy Kjellesvik, RN: providing care to SOWIC and regular education students at Reed-Custer Elementary School.
  • Darcie Vance​, MA- Certified School Psychologist servicing regular and special education students in all district schools.



​Exam Forms ​Waivers/Orders ​Action Plans Policies

State of Illinois Physical Exam Form

Dental Exam Waiver ​Asthma​ Asthma Emergency Protocol​​
Dental Exam Form​ Eye Exam Waiver Cardiac Condition Anaphylaxis Policy​
Eye Exam Form Field Trip Health Reminder​ Diabetic
​​Hearing Form​ Medication Administration Form​ Food Allergy/Anaphylaxis​
IHSA/IESA Sports' Physical Exam​​ Religious Exemption Form Seizure
Food Allergy Alert Form​​



Concussion Brochure​

 Concussion Response Plan​

  CDC Concussion Resources


for forms required for participation in Sports and Extra-curriculars.





​Organization ​Phone
Crisis Line of Will County ​815-722-3344
​Crisis Text Line ​Text "HOME" to 741741 for FREE 24/7 crisis counseling
For Spanish 888-628-9454
Grundy County Health Department ​815-941-3404
Illinois Department of Public Health ​217-782-4977​
Lions' Club (Braidwood, Godley, & Shadow Lakes) ​815-791-8093
​Local Text-A-Tip ​Text "458-HELP" to 844-823-5323
​Lions' Club (Essex) ​815-365-4093
​Lions' Club (Wilmington) ​815-476-9591
National Suicide Prevention Hotline​ ​844-823-5323
Smile Illinois . . . Permission Form ​888-833-8441
​​UIC Children's Health​ ​​1-800-425-5454
​​ Will County Center for Community Concerns ​815-722-0722
Will County Dental Clinic ​815-774-7300
Will County Health Department
*Call to make an appointment for physicals/vaccinations
Will County Health Department Immunization Clinics





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Illinois School Health Mandated Requirements



These mandated health requirements are due on the first day of school:


​Grade level/Activity ​Exams ​Immunizations
​Early Childhood
or Preschool
IL ​Physical Exam
  • Pneumococcal Conjugate (4 doses)
  • Hib (4 doses)
  • ​DTaP (4 doses)
  • Polio (3 doses)
  • Hepatitis B (3 doses)
  • MMR (1st dose) 
  • Varicella (1st dose)
  • ​​DTaP (4 doses)
  • Polio (4th dose)
  • MMR (2nd dose)
  • Varicella (2nd dose)
2nd Grade
(due by May 15th - 2nd grade year)
​6th Grade
(due by May 15th - 6th grade year)
  • Tdap (1 dose)
  • Varicella (2nd dose, if not given previously)
  • Meningococcal Conjugate (MCV4) 1st dose
​9th Grade
​IL Physical Exam
Dental Exam Form​
  • ​Tdap, if not received at 6th grade
  • Varicella (2nd dose, if not given at Kindergarten or 6th grade)
12th Grade
  • Meningococcal Conjugate Must have 2 doses, the 2nd dose after 16 yrs of age.
New Student
moving in
from another state
IL ​Physical Exam
  • Submit list of immunizations to the Certified School Nurse (CSN) for evaluation to determine if other immunizations are needed.
School Sports
​*Save yourself money!  If your student is in a sport activity, the Illinois mandated Physical Exam (6th or 9th grade) can be used as a Sports' Physical Exam.  However, the Sports' Physical Exam does not meet the requirement for the State of Illinois mandated Physical Exam.



Communicable Disease Notifications

Illinois Health Facts Sheet

Immunization Requirements

Information regarding all immunizations​

Reported Immunization Stats​