HEALTH AND WELLNESS STAFF
A FOCUS ON STUDENTS, FAMILIES
Our staff is available to partner with parents and students to protect and promote good health and to answer your questions about medicine and practices.
The NHJ School Health and Wellness Center is dedicated to keeping our students and staff active and healthy not only in the classroom, but at home too.
Indian Creek's COVID-19 Policy
December 7, 2023 Author: Indian Creek Schools
Indian Creek continues to follow COVID-19 guidelines set forth by the CDC, Indiana Department of Health, and the Johnson County Health Department. If a student or staff member tests positive for COVID-19, please do the following:
- Contact Jill Lawalin, Director of Health & Wellness, at 317-878-2108
- Isolate for five (5) days
- Return to school on day six (6) if fever-free for 24 hours without the use of medication and if symptoms are improving
- Returning students and staff members should wear a mask on days 6-10
Our health and wellness department continues to monitor for symptoms and encourages testing.
School Smiles On-site Dental Care
School Smiles On-site Dental Care is returning to our school soon! If your child missed the first visit with the School Smiles team, it is not too late to sign up. The School Smiles Dental team provides on-site dental care at our school for ALL students who sign up to participate. Services include: cleaning, fluoride, x-rays, sealants, restorative care and free dental supplies.
- Elementary School - Thursday, February 22
- Intermediate School - Friday, March 15
- Middle/High Schools - Thursday, February 29
The dental team will be set up inside our school and they accept Medicaid and private insurance and offer self-pay rates and grants through their foundation. Don’t miss out!
NHJ Wellness Committee
The NHJ Wellness Committee meets to discuss and implement wellness initiatives for our students, faculty, and staff. If you are interested in joining the NHJ Wellness Committee, please contact Jill Lawilin (firstname.lastname@example.org), NHJ Director of Health and Wellness.
Indiana state law requires that students have an up-to-date immunization record on file. The Indiana State Department of Health determines school immunization requirements. All state-accredited public schools must verify each student's immunization status unless a medical or religious exemption is filed with the school nurse.