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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.
  • SOWIC RN: providing care to SOWIC and regular education students at Reed-Custer Elementary School.

Illinois School Health Mandated Requirements



These mandated health requirements are due on the first day of school:  If required immunizations/physicals are not turned in by October 15th, your student will be excluded from school until required forms are received.


​Grade level/Activity ​Exams ​Comments
​Early Childhood
or Preschool
IL ​Physical Exam
  • Physical is due to be turned in the first year of PreK.
(due by October 15th)

2nd Grade
(due by May 15th - 2nd grade year)
​6th Grade
(due by May 15th - 6th grade year)

​9th Grade
​IL Physical Exam
Dental Exam Form​

12th Grade

New Student

IL ​Physical Exam
Eye Exam​
  • If moving from out-of-state, student must get school physical and vision exam within 30 days of start date.
  • If moving from in-state school, please make sure all health forms are sent from previous school.
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.​



​Exam Forms ​Waivers ​Action Plans/Orders 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 Religious Exemption Form​
Diabetic ​​​
​​Hearing Form​
Food Allergy/Anaphylaxis​​
IHSA/IESA Sports' Physical Exam​​
Medication Administration 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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Communicable Disease Notifications

Illinois Health Facts Sheet

Immunization Requirements

Information regarding all immunizations​

Reported Immunization Stats​