Young child enjoying a visit to the nurse's office who is about to use her stethoscope on the child.

Health Services


syringe icon Immunizations are required for students.

  • List of required immunizations
  • Free immunization clinics
  • General information



  • Sports physicals
  • Forms for students new to ASD
  • Special meals
  • Asthma action plans
  • Diabetes care plans


Guidelines, procedures

  • Injured or ill students
  • Medication administration
  • School physicals
  • Screenings
  • Special needs


Topics of interest

Whooping cough prevention

Free vaccinations to protect against pertussis (whooping cough) have been made available to adults and children by the Alaska Immunization Program.


Pertussis is a very contagious, vaccine-preventable, respiratory disease that can cause serious and sometimes life-threatening complications. There has been a huge surge of the disease especially in California.


Additional information and a voucher for services in Anchorage and Eagle River can be found in this informational flier.


Bedbugs are a nuisance, but are not known to spread disease. Learn more about bedbugs and how to protect against them in the handout below.



The proliferation of Energy drinks, which may contain more than 10 times the caffeine found in regular sodas, has prompted concern about the side effects from consuming these beverages.


Head lice

ASD revised its procedures regarding head lice control in 2009.