Our Lady of Hope Catholic School A National Blue Ribbon, K-8 school located in Potomac Falls, VA Educating for Eternity

Nurse’s Corner

Nurse’s Corner

Our Lady of Hope School has a full-staff Nurse Clinic.


Mrs. Jennifer Duren

Email: nurse@ourladyofhope.net

Mrs. Carol James

Email: nurse@ourladyofhope.net

Absentee Line: 703-433-6762

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Attendance Guidelines

Information is our best tool in the face of the challenge presented in dealing with COVID-19. Below is a list of resources we recommend:

CDC General COVID-19 Page

CDC Daily Life and Coping Page

Virginia Department of Health

CDC Mask Guidelines

Bishop Burbidge’s Latest Message re: COVID-19

The Clinic Staff misses each of you and we are looking forward to seeing you all again.

Carol James


Please email your child’s teacher(s), School Office, and the Nurse Email if your child is:

  • Absent due to Illness
  • Absent NOT due to illness (this will decrease the chance that we send you a 3-day Doctor’s Note email!)
  • Tardy
  • Leaving Early for the Day (or for an appointment)

The Student Attendance & Absentee Protocol can be found here for your reference.


Student Forms

VA School Entrance Health Form – New Students & 7th Graders

Health History Update – All Students (annually in August)

Vaccine Religious Exemption Form

Tuberculosis Clearance

Over the Counter Meds (Pain Relievers, Cough Drops, Chapstick)

Medication Authorization

Refusal to provide medication and Liability Waiver


Inhaler Administration

Asthma Action Plan


Epinephrine Administration

Allergy Action & Treatment Authorization Form

Antihistamine Form