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When To Keep Your Child Home

  • Temperature of 100 Degrees or Higher. Temperature should be normal without medication for 24 hours before returning to class.
  • Vomiting and Diarrhea
  • Persistant Cough or Thick Nasal Discharge
  • Eyes: Red, Ithcy, or with a Discharge
  • Earache
  • Persistent Itching of the Scalp: If you suspect your child may have head lice, call your school’s nurse to have your child checked before he/she goes to the classroom. If positive for head lice, the child must be cleared by the school nurse before riding the bus or reentering school.
  • Rash: Persistant Itching over the body
Your child should remain at home until these symptoms are resolved or medically treated.

Informative Health Links

Health Resources

  • American Home Patient
    Phone: 717-242-2766
    115 South Plaza Drive
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Center for Behavioral Health
    Phone: 717-242-7264
    400 Highland Avenue
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • CHIP
    ​Phone: 1-800-543-7101
    2500 Elmerton Avenue
    Harrisburg, PA 17177
  • Crossroads Pregnancy Center
    Phone: 717-242-0301
    109 East Third Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Family Planning Plus WIC
    Phone: 717-248-5339
    99 North Juniata Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital
    Phone: 717-248-5411
    400 Highland Avenue
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Geisinger Medical Group
    Phone: 717-242-4200
    21 Geisinger Lane
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Home Nursing Agency
    Phone: 717-248-4593
    129 South Main Street, Suite T
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Juniata Association For The Blind
    Phone: 1-877-741-7411
    658 Valley Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Juniata County State Health Center
    Phone: 717-527-4185
    809 Market Street
    Port Royal, PA 17082
  • Juniata Tri-County MH/MR Program
    Phone: 717-242-6467
    399 Green Avenue Ext Suite 100
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Juniata River Center
    Phone: 717-247-2849
    25 Rothermel Drive
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Lewis Line
    Phone: 717-242-3033
    400 Highland Avenue
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Lewistown Dental Center
    Phone: 717-248-9900
    31 South Dorcas Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Mifflin County Community Surgical Center
    Phone: 717-242-9565
    311 Fourth Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Mifflin County State Health Center
    Phone: 717-248-6785
    21 South Brown Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Mifflin-Juniata Special Needs Center
    Phone: 717-248-6261
    401 Yale Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Service Access & Management
    Phone: 717-242-0351
    100 East Market Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Sunshine Connection, Inc.
    Phone: 717-242-4755
    518 South Juniata Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Sun Home Health Services, Inc.
    Phone: 717-248-3336
    31 East Market Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • The Primary Health Network
    Phone: 717-447-0340
    21 South Brown Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • TLC Home Care Services
    Phone: 717-242-5000
    400 Highland Avenue
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • TLC Home Care and Hospice
    Phone: 717-242-5000
    152 East Market Street
    Lewistown PA 17044
  • UCP of Central PA
    Phone: 717-737-3477
    Camp Hill, PA 17011

Social Resources

  • Clear Concepts (Drug & Alcohol Counseling)
    717-242-3070
  • Enlighten Psychiatric Services
    717-437-9000
  • Evangel Baptist Clothing Closet
    717-242-2769
    375 W. 5th Street Lewistown
  • Graceful Soles Shoe Bank
    717-248-5311
    101 Logan Street Lewistown,PA
    Free shoes for any child 1-17 years of age with a Medical Assistance (Access) card or note from a social agency stating there is financial need. Open every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 9 – Noon.
  • Mifflin County Children and Youth
    717-248-3994
  • Mifflin County Library
    717-242-2391
    123 N Wayne Street Lewistown, PA 17044 The Mifflin County Library System has two branches:
    The main branch in Lewistown and the Kish branch in Belleville.
  • United Way
    717-248-9636
    13 E 3rd St Lewistown, PA 17044-1704
    Energy Bank provides heat assistance to residents of Mifflin or Juniata County ineligible for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) benefits. Services are tentatively available November 9, 2015, through March 31, 2016. There is no income eligibility, but co-payment based on income does apply.