Health Office Overview
The school nurse is available for health counseling and emergencies. If a student has an accident or other health emergency, the student should ask a teacher or another student to accompany him/her immediately to the health office located in the guidance center.
La Quinta High School has two (2) part-time health aides that assist the nurse.
Telephone Number 714-663-6375
Nurse: Lynn Puisis
Health Aide: Patricia Lopez-Bates 7:30am - 11:00am
Health Aide: Khalil Campbell 11:15am - 2:45pm
Medical Needs & Exemptions
If a student is unable to participate in Physical Education because of a medical reason you must bring a note from the doctor indicating the limitations. If a student is unable to attend school for an extended period of time because of medical issues, arrangements can be made for home instruction. Bring a note from the doctor requesting home teaching and the duration of time home teaching is needed, to the health office at La Quinta.
Prior to a student entering La Quinta High School, they must complete their immunizations. Please click here to find out more or select "Immunization Requirements" from the menu to the right.
If a student is required to take medication, a medical note from a doctor must be on file. This medication must also be taken under the supervision of a La Quinta High School staff member. Click here to read more about the medication policy or select "Medications" from the menu to the right.