Vashon Island School District

To equip every student to engage, thrive, and contribute within an ever-changing world.


Vashon Island School District Health Team

Your school health team supports student learning by helping students and staff to stay as healthy as possible during the school day.

Ann Zapf, RN, BSN: Nurse Ann is the new nurse for Chautauqua Elementary School. Ann can be reached at (206) 463-8599.

Sarah Day, RN, BSN: Nurse Sarah works at McMurray Middle School and Vashon Island High School. Sarah can be reached at (206)463-8600 or cell (206)445-8362.

Elizabeth Parrish, Health Room Assistant: Elizabeth works part-time for the district in the McMurray and Vashon High School health rooms. 

Staff can also be contacted at first initial last 

Illness Guidelines

Contagious Illness

Head Lice:

Life-threatening illness: 

Per Washington State Law,  Health Care Provider orders, medications and/or supplies must be in place no later than the first day of school. Parents must meet with the district nurse to establish a plan of care before school begins (preferably 2 weeks in advance).


The Vashon Island School District per Washington State Law requires either a completed Certificate of Immunization or a Certificate of Exemption (signed by parent and Health Care Provider) to be submitted within thirty days of your child’s first day of school. When your child enters 6th grade, a Tdap (whooping cough) booster shot is required.
To print your child's immunization certificate from the WA State Immunization Registry, contact the school nurse or go to:

Immunization Resources for Parents 



VISD Staff Training 

Food Allergy and anaphylaxis: http://