Health Services

General Information

Welcome to the Hawthorn Elementary North Health Services web site. Contact Registered Nurse Lisa Sweeney with any questions or concerns you may have regarding student health issues. She can be reached at 1-847-990-4514 or email Mrs. Sweeney. Mrs. Sweeney has daily office hours from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Esta es la página de los servicios de información y enlaces a los formularios de salud necesarios. Cualquier otra duda se pueden dirigir a la enfermera Elementary North, la señora Sweeney, por teléfono al 847-990-4514 o por correo electronica al Mrs. Sweeney.

For more information please visit the District 73 Health Services page.

Important info regarding the TDAP vaccine.

Reporting an Absence

When your child is absent due to an illness, you must notify the school secretaries or the nurse’s office with specific symptoms at 847 990-4524.  When reporting an absence or tardy please leave students name, teacher’s name and the reason for the absence or tardy.   Students must be fever free, without fever reducing medication, before returning to school. A temperature of 100 degrees or greater is considered a fever. If your child will be absent because of a vacation or other known event, please write a note or send an email to the nurse or office.

Health Requirements

  • Early Childhood : A physical examination with up to date immunizations are required for entrance into the Early Childhood program.
  • Kindergarten: A physical examination with up to date immunizations, a vision exam, and a dental exam are required for entrance into kindergarten.
  • Second Grade: A dental examination is required for second grade.


Due to the life threatening nature of nut allergies, no foods with nuts, nut products, or nut warnings are allowed in the classroom. No home baked or baked items from a store or bakery are permitted in the classroom due to the risk of cross contamination of foods baked with nuts. Foods with nuts or nut products are allowed in the cafeteria for lunch because a nut free table is provided for children with nut allergies.  Click here for the Nut Allergy Food Plan.  Plan de acción de emergencia para la alergia de los alimentos será completado por la familia y su medico


All medications, including over the counter medications like Tylenol or Advil, require a doctor’s order and a parent signature. The Medication Administration form can be downloaded from this site. Medication must be kept in the original container and be clearly labeled.