Health & Wellness

The purpose of promoting health and wellness throughout the Waterford School District is to ensure that all students come to school ready to learn. The district works to support the physical and emotional health of students, develop health literacy, and empowers parents and students to access health services and make decisions that promote the health and well being of themselves and others. Research shows that healthy students have better attendance and perform better in school, academically and socially. The Waterford School District is committed to addressing barriers to learning through health promotion and disease prevention designed to improve the quality of life for students.

Immunization and Health Information

Immunization

Required Immunizations
Oakland County Health Division Waiver Information for Parents
Parent Letter Regarding Waiver
Key Points
Waiver FAQ

Flu Information

If you have questions regarding the seasonal flu you may contact the Oakland County Health Division. Call Nurse on Call at 800-848-5533 or the Flu Hotline at 800-434-3358.
Flu and Cold Poster
Pandemic Toolkit

Pediculosis Information

Head Lice Awareness Letter

Public Health Links

Center for Disease Control
Oakland County Health Division
Public Health Fact Sheets
Waterford Teen Health Center

Vision Requirement

Michigan Law (Public Health Code, Act 368, and Michigan School Code, Act 291) requires a vision screening for kindergarten entrance. Vision screening done by a health department technician, a physician, or an eye doctor fulfills this requirement. Oakland County Health Division offers free vision screening for County residents. Call 248.424.7070 for an appointment.