Hello! My name is Megan Herndon and I am excited to be the school nurse at Chandler Elementary! While this is my
first year as a school nurse, my background is in Neonatal Intensive Care. My husband also works in the medical field,
and our son and daughter are also Chandler Cheetahs! When I have free time I love to swim, travel and spend time
with my family.
My goal as the school nurse is to meet your students' health needs and notify you the parents if necessary.
If your child does not have a fever or signs of a contagious condition, we will have them try to go back to class.
Frequently the student starts feeling better and is able to finish out the school day. I do not call parents every time a
student visits the clinic unless they have a fever, severe symptoms, or a student bumps their head. If your child takes
medication, please fill out the Medication Authorization Form and bring it along with the medication to the clinic. If your
child self-carries an asthma inhaler, I will also need an Asthma Action Plan signed by the physician that states the student
We start off the school year with vision and hearing screenings required by the state for students in kinder,1st, 3rd
and 5th grades. The best way to reach me is through email as I may be with another student and unable to answer
a phone call. Feel free to leave a voicemail if you do call and I will get back to you as soon as possible.
Family Access enables you to stay informed of your student's academic assignments and grades as well health information.
If you need a copy of immunization records, you can access and printthem directly from Family Access. Please visit the
Health Services page for Texas School ImmunizationRequirements and other health information. Feel free to take a moment to
take a look around my webpage to familiarize your self with Health Policies, Health Forms and other information. Please
refer back to my website frequently in order to find up-to-date health information, print off clinic forms, and find links to
I can't wait to meet and keep all our Chandler Cheetahs healthy this year!
The mission of Registered Nurses in Allen ISD is to provide professional nursing care
and to promote a safe and healthy environment that contributes to academic success.