School Nurse

Welcome to the webpage for FPD’s School Nurse, Mrs. Katie Collier. Katie is a 2008 graduate of FPD and holds of Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Georgia Southwestern State University. Prior to becoming FPD’s school nurse in 2020, Katie served as an emergency room nurse with Navicent Health since 2013.

Katie’s husband, Brett, serves as an FPD football and wrestling coach as well as teaches high school weights class. The Colliers have two beautiful daughters, Maddie and Mollie.

To contact FPD’s School Nurse, Katie Collier, call 478-342-2458 or email katie.collier@fpdmacon.org.

 

 


 

FPD Illness Response Plan

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Summary of Illness Response Plan

If your child is experiencing any symptoms of illness, we ask that he or she stay home. Please contact the school nurse at 478-342-2458 or email katie.collier@fpdmacon.org.

Symptoms include: fever (>100), coughing, sneezing, congestion, loss of taste or smell, nausea, diarrhea, sore throat, headache, body aches, shortness of breath, or fatigue

If student has any symptoms of illness: 

  • Keep student at home.
  • Contact the school nurse.
  • Student must refrain from coming to school until 24 hours of being fever free without medication AND no symptoms.

If student tests positive for COVID-19 without symptoms

  • Notify the school nurse.
  • Return to school after 10 days have passed since the positive laboratory test and the person remains asymptomatic.

If student tests positive for COVID-19 with symptoms

  • Notify the school nurse.
  • Quarantine at home until the following have been met: At least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared and after 24 hours of being fever free without medication and no symptoms upon return.

If student is potentially exposed to someone with COVID-19

  • Exposure confirmed by school nurse and Head of School based on guidelines (CDC, GDPH) for exposure.
  • If exposure confirmed, the school nurse and Head of School, with guidance of the medical sub-committee, will ensure current guidelines (CDC, GDPH) are followed when determining the next course of action.