Janice Everitt, RN

  • Hello Mustangs! I am excited for another year at Dahlstrom Middle School as your school nurse.  I am originally from South Africa and moved to the United States during middle school. I've been a Registered Nurse for 17 years. Previously, I worked in a hospital providing postpartum and newborn care.  As my kids got older I moved into school nursing. My family recently moved to the area and our four children all attend school in Hays CISD now. Life is busy but when I have free time I enjoy baking, quilting, and boating with my family. 

    I look forward to working with your children, please reach out with any questions or concerns. 


News from the Nurse

  • Medications at School

    Medication reminder: Students in middle school are ONLY allowed to self-carry inhalers and epi-pens (with physician approval). Please ensure we have the appropriate authorizations on file for your student to self-carry these medications if needed. All other medications must be kept in the nurse's office with the appropriate authorizations on file. Medication Authorizations and Action Plans can be found here:


    All students must be up to date on vaccines or have a current, valid exemption form on file for the school year. Please visit here for a full list of Texas minimum vaccine requirements for school. Updated immunization records may be emailed to janice.everitt@hayscisd.net. Exemption forms for immunizations can be requested here. If your student receives immunizations throughout the school year, please forward updated immunization records to the nurse at janice.everitt@hayscisd.net.

    E-mails are being sent out currently for those 6th grade students who need proof of Tdap or MCV before starting 7th grade. If your child needs immunizations please try to take care of that as soon as possible, schedules will be held for students not in compliance at the start of the new school year. 

    Need help getting vaccines? Click HERE for community resources for immunizations.


    Questions about COVID-19? Please visit the CDC website, the Texas Health Department website, or the Hays CISD website for more information. Please reach out if you have any questions. 

    Hays County has COVID-19 testing locations (fees may apply). Visit this site for more information: https://curative.com. You may also contact your primary care physician's office or pediatrician's office to inquire about testing.

    Health Screenings

    Vision and Hearing screenings were completed on October 18th, 2023 for all 7th grade students and new to the district students. Students who were absent or forgot their glasses at home will be rescreened in the coming weeks. 

    Spinal screenings were performed on 7th grade girls and 8th grade girls on October 23rd. Students who were absent will be screened in the coming weeks.  

    If you have any questions about screenings please email janice.everitt@hayscisd.net

    Nurse clothing closet: Accidents, spills, and unfortunate events still require a change of clothing occasionally in middle school. I try to keep a supply of new underwear, leggings, shorts, and shirts on hand for such occasions. As your child grows out of clothing please consider sending some of these items in to help stock our closet. These items are greatly appreciated when a student is having a rough day. 

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