Health Services

GVHS Student Vaccination Clinic 

MUHSD is partnering with Merced County Department of Public Health and HR Support to run a student vaccination clinic on Wednesday, April 28th from 1:30-3:30 PM at Golden Valley High School.  Students MUST bring a permission slip in order to receive a vaccine.  The Pfizer vaccine is available to students 16 and older ONLY.  Permission slips are available in the GVHS office or on the GVHS website.  Once a permission slip is received you will be given an appointment time.  Please turn in permission slips as soon as possible (Tuesday, April 27th at the latest).


COVID Permission Slip for Minor:

School Health Office

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School nurses are the primary health care providers within the educational environment. We promote each student’s optimal health status, physical and mental, to achieve their fullest potential as a learner and a person.

What do school nurses provide that no one else in the school district can?

  • Assess health needs
  • Teach and promote health practices
  • Provide counseling, primary health care, emergency care, crisis management, and referrals
  • Provide communicable disease control
  • Access to community resources
  • Perform mandated health screenings
  • Perform special health care procedures; administration of medications, catheterization and tube feedings

Our office is open Monday-Friday from 7:30am- 4pm. Please contact us if you have any questions:

Contact Information


Tamara Simmons

Tamara Simmons

GVHS, GVHS Health Office


MUHSD school nurses are working closely with Merced County Department of Public Health (MDPH) who are, in turn, working closely with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and monitoring the situation. The group is also establishing protocols for schools in the event that Coronavirus does spread in Merced County. More information will be shared as this plan develops. In addition, situation updates can be found through the Centers for Disease Control. For resources, prevention tips, & information please visit the MUHSD Health Services webpage below.

MUHSD's health services Coronavirus information