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University School


Nurse Virginia Fulton, RN 

Office:  Room 105B

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 2:00
                          Lunch 11-12

Office Phone:  (423) 439-8674




 My name is Virginia Fulton and I am the school nurse this year. My office hours are from 9am to 2pm. I am on the ETSU campus from 8am-430pm so when I am not at University School, I am at the ETSU Student Health Clinic. My lunch is from 11:35-12:25. If a student is needing attention during the time that I am not in my office, the student will need to go to the main office.  

Virginia Fulton, RN


The annual health screenings for K, 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th, & 10th grades is scheduled for October 30th. We will be using the library to conduct the screenings and usually start with K and work our way up to 10th grade in order to not conflict with lunches.


Flu shots are scheduled at University School for Friday, November 3, 2017.

FluPrintable Consent Form / Information

Washington County-Johnson City Health Department
Christen Minnick, MPH, Director
219 Princeton Road
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601
Phone: 423-975-2200

Dear Parent:

The Washington County Health Department and the Washington County/Johnson City School
System have partnered to provide seasonal influenza (flu) vaccinations at your child's school. If your
child is uninsured, there is no cost to you for the flu vaccine. If your child is covered by insurance,
including TennCare and private insurance, the County Health Department will file a claim with the
insurance plan and receive reimbursement directly from the insurance plan. There is no out of
pocket cost to you for the flu vaccines provided during this school flu vaccination clinic.
Health Department nurses will vaccinate children and school staff using the injectable (shot) flu
vaccine. Clinics will begin as soon as the vaccine arrives at the health department (usually middle to
late fall).

If you would like for your child to receive flu vaccine, please fill out both sides of the attached
consent form and return to the school within two weeks. Be sure to sign the form as this will be
your permission for your student to receive the vaccine. You must fill out a separate consent form
for each student you would like to receive the vaccine. If at a later date you change your mind and
do not wish for your child to receive flu vaccine at the school, please notify the school prior to the
clinic date. This service to the students and staff is being done to decrease the impact of seasonal
flu in our communities and to decrease school absenteeism.

If you have any questions, please call the Washington County Health Department at 423-975-2200.

Amanda McElyea, RN
Nursing Supervisor

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Do you need insurance?  Apply for TennCare or CoverKids.  It's free health insurance.  Visit to apply online.  Or call 1-800-318-2596 to apply by phone.  Getting insurance is good for you and your family.

Remember to visit your doctor for a checkup at least once a year.  TennCare Kids and CoverKids checkups are FREE!  And visit your DENTIST every 6 months for a FREE TennCare Kids or CoverKids dental checkup.

Information provided from Division of Health Care Finance & Administration.  Printable Brochure





Kindergarten & 7th Grade immunization requirements:  Parents please note that University School must have a Certificate of Immunization completed and returned before October 2nd.  The following information details what is required:


Printable Immunization Requirement Information

Printable Copy of Certificate of Immunization (example)





  Printable Authorization to Assist with Self-Administration of Medication


 Authorization Form








Notes from Nurse Fulton!


Check out this "Fun" Website for BAM! Body and Mind fun, games, and helpful information!!!!

Center for Disease and Control BAM! Body and Mind



Information on Meningococcal Vaccines - What You Need to Know


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